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March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Join Power Lines editors Jeff Ordower and Lindsay Zafir as they discuss the intertwined nature of climate and labor movement with Wynnie-Fred Victor Hinds (Weequahic Park Association) and Sara Cullinane (Make the Road NJ).

After their organizations dedicated years of struggle against retail behemoth Amazon, Victor Hinds and Cullinane collaborated to contribute Ch. 10, “Good Jobs, Clean Air: How Community, Environmental Justice, and Labor Groups Stopped Amazon’s Air Hub in New Jersey.”

Power Lines: Building A Labor–Climate Justice Movement goes beyond an analysis of the class politics of climate change or the imperative of federal climate legislation, making the case for the urgency of a robust labor–climate justice movement. It also shows us how we can build momentum by sharing some of the most creative organizing happening on the ground right now. Readers learn about planting seeds for the future from Winona La Duke and Ashley Fairbanks; about achieving a Just Transition from José Bravo; about listening to the land from frontline farmworker organizations; about how young people can bridge the climate–labor gap, and more.

Register at https://bit.ly/rsvp-powerlines-tpf for in-person attendance at The People’s Forum.

This event will also be streamed live on The People Forum’s YouTube page.


Jeff Ordower

Jeff Ordower is the North America director of 350.org. Prior to joining 350, he was a co-founder of the Green Workers Alliance. The co-editor (with Lindsay Zafir) of Power Lines (The New Press), he lives in Philadelphia.

Lindsay Zafir

Lindsay Zafir is a distinguished lecturer at City College of New York and the academic director of Leadership for Democracy and Social Justice. She is the former editor of The Forge: Organizing Strategy and Practice. The co-author (with Jeff Ordower) of Power Lines (The New Press), she lives in New York City.

Wynnie-Fred Victor Hinds

Wynnie-Fred Victor Hinds, born in Haiti, has extensive experience working with public, grassroots organizations and businesses in the U.S. and Latin America. She is currently the Executive Director of the Weequahic Park Association, an Olmsted Park Conservancy in Newark, NJ, where she resides. She serves as a Trustee on several Boards such as Clean Water Action (NJ and National), The New Jersey Highlands Coalition, Maryknoll Lay Volunteers and La Fondation Alfred Béliard.  She was appointed to the City of Newark Environmental Commission in 2015, and continues to serve as an Environmental Commissioner. As a community advocate, she is very involved with Environmental Justice and Social Justice issues, not only in Newark, but throughout New Jersey and nationally.

Sara Cullinane

Under Sara’s leadership, MRA in NJ has quickly established itself as a key political player in the state, leading strategic voter mobilization efforts in state and federal races. For the general election, her team completed 140,000 calls and text messages to voters in key House districts, helping to ensure the re-election of vulnerable Democrats. Previously, Sara was a staff attorney and Equal Justice Works fellow at Make the Road New York. She is a commissioner on the New Jersey Census Complete Count Commission and was Co-Chair of Governor-Elect Phil Murphy’s Transition Team’s Law and Justice Committee.


March 26
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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