Dawn Porter to speak at Cornell MLK Jr. Commemoration

WHAT: Dawn Porter to speak at Cornell’s 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 21, 6 p.m. WHERE: State Theatre, 107 W. State St., Ithaca, NY MEDIA: The event is free and open to the public. ITHACA, N.Y. – Criminal justice reformer, attorney and filmmaker Dawn Porter is the featured speaker for Cornell […]

Puzder’s withdrawal shows power of progressive advocates

Dania Rajendra, extension faculty at the Worker Institute at Cornell ILR, says Puzder’s poor record as an employer and lobbyist alienated the vast majority of people in the U.S., including Trump voters. Rajendra says: “Puzder’s withdrawal shows the power of progressive advocates working together across issues – women’s rights, workers’ rights, civil rights, among others – in […]