The “Overcoming Fear: Creating a Trinational Workers Toolkit Conference” in Pennsylvania brought together trade unionists and Migrant Activists from Mexico, USA, and Canada. The trinational Conference was organized by United Electrical Workers, United Steelworkers, and the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation.
Patricia Chong, who designed the Environmental Racism workshop, attended the conference as as a representative for the Asian Canadian Labour Alliance (ACLA). Elizabeth Ha attended as a representative for Justicia for Migrant Workers (J4MW).
ACLA and CBTU have been partnering to deliver the Environmental Racism workshop across Ontario for over a year engaging over 500 union members and community activists in participatory discussions to both identify and stop environmental racism.
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