On Jan. 17, as part of Penn State’s 2024 Martin Luther King, Jr. commemoration, Penn State Sustainability (SustainPSU), in collaboration with the Center for Global Workers’ Rights (CGWR), used its ongoing Landscapes of Labor film series to explore the historical connections between the labor and civil rights movements, as seen in continuing struggles for the rights of waste workers. The conversation continues on Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 4 p.m. in Foster Auditorium with a talk by Colombian labor leader Silvio Grisales, discussing global labor movements among waste pickers.

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