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Labor Film & Panel discussion by NUHW (Santa Cruz)
April 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Short URL: https://siliconvalleydsa.org/?p=2932
NUHW: Standing Up for Patients and Workers- Reel Work Labor Film Festival
Join the Silicon Valley Labor Working Group in attending a panel and film presentation by the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW).
Healthcare Workers Organizing
NUHW: STANDING UP FOR PATIENTS AND WORKERS
(National Union of Healthcare Workers, 2019, 45 min, USA)
California’s mental health system is in crisis, and healthcare workers are fighting back. A series of short films highlight the efforts of workers in Santa Cruz and across California to organize for living wages and reasonable working conditions. The flashpoint of the struggle is Janus of Santa Cruz, the county’s largest drug rehabilitation center, where clients’ treatment suffers because workers are paid barely above minimum wage and struggle to make ends meet.
Panel of mental health workers from Janus of Santa Cruz
Event Host: National Union of Healthcare Workers
You can also view the event on the Resource Center for Nonviolence Website.
Date: Tuesday, April 30
Time: 7:00 – 9:00pm
Location: Resource Center for Nonviolence
612 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz
Accessiblility and transportation information:
- Carpooling: SVDSA labor working group members are planning on carpooling from San Jose. If you would like to be connected to carpooling, please RSVP here and we will reach out as soon as possible.
- Parking: There is a large parking lot and parking available on the street. For overflow parking during evening or weekend events, you can also park in the County Building Parking lot at 701 Ocean St.
- Wheelchair accessibility: the Resource Center for Nonviolence has wheelchair accessible seating. Restrooms are wheelchair accessible, and the parking lot has accessible parking spaces with a ramp that goes around to the front of the building.
- Restrooms: The Resource Center for Nonviolence has designated women’s, men’s, and all-gender restrooms. Restrooms are accessible.