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  • We Were There – Thursday March 28 at 3 PM at the AFL-CIO

    Posted February 13, 2018 at 2:59 pm

    We Were There! A Celebration of Women’s History month, featuring Bev Grant.

    “WE WERE THERE!” is a multi-media women’s labor history project featuring voices, songs and projected images depicting our sisters’ struggles from abolitionist Sojourner Truth, fighting for women’s rights to Dolores Huerta fighting on behalf of the farmworkers of today.​

    Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 3 pm

    AFL-CIO President’s Room

    815 16th St, NW

    Washington, DC 20006​

    Cast:

    Sojourner Truth: Jackie Jeter

    Charlotte Forten: Maya Goines

    Luisa Capetillo: Yolanda Medina

    Mother Jones: Patti Devlin

    Emma Taneyuka: Esther Lopez

    Pauline Newman: Cathy Feingold

    Rose Schneiderman: Lorie Anspach

    Lucy Parsons: Tanya Hutchins

    Elizabeth Gurley Flynn: Rhonda Rogers

    Jayaben Desai: Sujatha Blackstone

    Olga Madar: Robin Mack

    Rebecca Lolosoli: Tsika Pasipanodya

    Berta Caceres: Yolanda Medina

    Ai Jen Poo: Alvina Yeh

    Dolores Huerta: Esther Lopez

    Music: Bev Grant

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