Reception for Labor Research Action Network (LRAN) Conference


June 7, 2023    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


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Georgetown University Healey Family Student Center
3700 O St NW, Washington, DC, 20057

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Reception for Labor Research Action Network (LRAN) Conference 

Wednesday, June 7, 5:00 to 7:00 pm

Georgetown University Healey Family Student Center
3700 O St NW, Washington, DC 20057

Join the Washington, D.C. chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (DC LERA), the Labor Research Action Network (LRAN), and the Kalmanovitz Initiative for the Working Poor for the Reception for the 12th Annual Labor Research Action Network Conference

Please RSVP below if you can join us for the reception only!

Full Conference or Just the Reception

DC LERA is co-hosting the reception for this year’s Labor Research & Action Network (LRAN) conference! The LRAN conference itself is co-hosted by the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor. You can register for the full conference or just the reception.

The theme of this year’s LRAN conference is “What We All Bring – Strategy and Research for Everyone in the Movement.” Lindsay Dougherty, Western Region VP of the Teamsters and new head of the Hollywood division, will keynote the conference. Plenary speakers include AFT Secretary-Treasurer Fedrick C. Ingram, author Bill Fletcher, Jr., Venceremos Arkansas director Magaly Licolli, and Javier Morillo of Rutgers University. Trainings will be conducted on private equity, financial research, innovative local policy efforts, and building strategic research and campaign capacity. Workshops will feature efforts to build research and campaign hubs, organizing in the South, digital organizing, and sectoral strategies for agriculture, childcare and the platform economy. Here is a link to the Full Conference Agenda.

Registration and Cost – Full Conference

To attend the full conference (inc. reception), you should register directly with the conference organizers at the following link: Register here with LRAN to attend the full conference, including reception. Tickets for Regular Attendees are $135 + processing fee.  Tickets for Students and Low Income Attendees are $75 + processing fee. Please note that the conference has almost reached capacity – There are less than 10 spots available.

Registration and Cost – Reception Only

Tickets for the reception only for Regular Attendees are $20. Tickets for Students and Low Income Attendees (Early Career, work for Nonprofits or Not for Profits, or are In Transition) are $10. To register for the reception only, please submit your booking below. Spaces are limited so register soon!

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