Welcome to the Center for the Study of
Class, Labor, and Social Sustainability (CLASS)
The Center for the Study of Class, Labor, and Social Sustainability is a collaborative effort among faculty and students from several area universities to promote teaching, research, and community engagement on labor and class-related issues, as these intersect with race, gender, citizenship status, and sexuality to shape our public life.
If you are interested in getting involved or joining our mailing list, please contact us at CLASS-Center@duke.edu.
- March 4, “Why Labor Rights Are Smart Public Policy” with AFL-CIO Secretary Treasurer Liz Shuler Liz Shuler, the highest-ranking woman leader in the AFL-CIO’s history, will be giving a talk on why unions, as the most diverse major institutions in our society, are a vital part of the solution to America’s surging inequality and a force for smart and inclusive public policy across the board. Title: "Union Yes: Why Labor…
- March 25, 2013, 7pm, Heather Ann Thompson, “How Mass Incarceration Affects Us All” Dr. Heather Ann Thompson, Professor of African American Studies and History at Temple University. Title: "How Mass Incarceration Affects Us All and What We Can Do About It" Where: FHI "Garage" at John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute (Get Directions) Room: Smith Warehouse, Bays 4 & 5 When: Monday, March 25, 7pm Parking: Parking Information Dr.…
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