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Labor and Community Elders Speak: Interview Our Activist Elders and Preserve Their Stories CEXTN05-202440 is a Course

Labor and Community Elders Speak: Interview Our Activist Elders and Preserve Their Stories CEXTN05-202440

Jan 18, 2024 - Feb 15, 2024

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Labor and Community Elders Speak: How to Interview Our Activist Elders and Preserve Their Stories

5 sessions

Thursdays, 1/18-2/15/2024, 6:30-8:30pm

Online via zoom

Instructors Bill Shields and Guy De Primo

The class is co-sponsored by the San Francisco Labor Council and Labor and Community Studies at City College of San Francisco, and is supported by the Labor Archives and Research Center at San Francisco State University, the San Francisco chapters of FORUM and CARA, and the AFT 2121 Retiree Chapter.

The class is for anyone interested in interviewing elder labor and community activists so they may share and we may preserve their stories. Participants will learn how to create good interview questions, conduct effective interviews working on Zoom and store their interviews at the San Francisco State Labor Archives. No prerequisites are required. Bring your enthusiasm for San Francisco‚Äôs deep history of labor and community activism.

Thank you to the San Francisco Chapter of the Federation of Retired Union Members for subsidizing two-thirds of the cost of this class.

Instructor Bios: Bill Shields taught labor and community storytelling at City College for many years. His students presented their "Work Tales" to unions and community groups throughout the Bay Area, to great acclaim. He looks forward to helping you tell your story, too. 

Guy De Primo taught mathematics at City College for many years. He volunteers with Bill Shields on the AFT 2121 Retiree Chapter Oral History Project and contributes his skills as a former department computer network manager.

Join Bill Shields and Guy De Primo this January to help our "Labor and Community Elders Speak"!