Stephen Lerner

Stephen Lerner is a fellow at Georgetown University’s Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor and is one of the architects of the Justice for Janitors Campaign.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015
25 Years Later: Lessons from the Organizers of Justice for Janitors
On June 15, 1990, the Los Angeles Police Department viciously attacked immigrant janitors who were striking for the right to organize in Century City, Los Angeles. In a story that is now all too familiar, the police claimed they were defending themselves. Only later, when TV news footage exposed...
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Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Back at You, Glenn Beck
As an organizer, I go to a lot of meetings, panels and discussions and often leave feeling like I’m caught in the movie Groundhog Day , where I am reliving the same discussions and debates over and over again, and wondering if they hold any relevance for anyone else.
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