SHAWNA BADER-BLAU, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Speech at the 28th triennial convention of the Office and Professional Employees International (OPEIU) in Las Vegas, Nevada, on June 10, 2019.
“On Our Terms: How We Redefine Democracy and Reverse Exploitation through Social Justice Global Unionism.” Keynote speech, presented as the ILR Worker Institute’s 2019 Alice B. Grant Labor Leader in Residence at the ILR School of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, on March 21, 2019.
Keynote speech at the 16th triennial convention of the United Domestic Workers (UDW) in San Diego, California, June 9, 2018.
“Has Anything Changed Since Rana Plaza? Worker Rights and Safety, Five Years after the Devastation.” A discussion of the standards supply chains must follow to prevent worker deaths and injuries, during a Ford Foundation event commemorating the Bangladesh Rana Plaza building collapse in New York, April 10, 2018 (2:57).
Address to the 2017 AFL-CIO Convention. An address in advance of Resolution 26: The Solidarity Center-Twenty Years of Standing up For Workers Around the World.
“This Is What Democracy Looks Like.” An address before the Community of Democracies ministerial meeting during the “Democracy for Development” portion of the event in Washington, DC, September 15, 2017.
“Achieving Fair Migration.” The opening presentation at the Solidarity Center “Achieving Fair Migration: Roles of African Trade Unions and Their Partners” conference (in cooperation with ITUC Africa) in Johannesburg, South Africa, January 25, 2017.
“Labor Migration: Who Benefits?” Opening presentation at the Solidarity Center event, Labor Migration: Who Benefits?” a Conference on Worker Rights & Shared Prosperity, in Bogor, Indonesia, August 10, 2015.
“Gender and the Unfinished Business of the Labor Movement,” Opening Presentation at the Solidarity Center “Conference on Equality: Women’s Empowerment, Gender Equality and Labor Rights: Transforming the Terrain,” in São Paulo, Brazil, July 30, 2013.
Keynote Address at the Solidarity Center conference, Organizing Workers in the Informal Economy, in Cape Town, South Africa, December 2, 2011.
Solidarity Center Staff
“The Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act: Considerations for Renewal.” Solidarity Center Americas Regional Program Director Lauren Stewart’s testimony before the Subcommittee on Trade of the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means, September 10, 2020.
“Assessing Zimbabwe’s Election and Prospects for a Democratic Transition.” Former Africa Regional Program Director Imani Countess’s panel presentation at the National Endowment for Democracy conference, Assessing Zimbabwe’s Election and Prospects for A Democratic Transition, June 14, 2018.
Informal Dialogue with Stakeholders: UN Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM). Solidarity Center Senior Specialist-Migration and Human Trafficking Neha Misra delivered a statement at a side event on the GCM at UN headquarters in New York, May 15, 2018.