On the Frontlines of the Gig Economy: Organizing Taxi Workers under Ubernomics

May 2, 2018
7:00 pmto8:30 pm
May 3, 2018
7:00 pmto7:30 pm

7 pm Wednesday, May 2
SEIU 503 Hall, 401 SE Foster Rd.

7 p.m. Thursday, May 3
Ford Alumni Center
1720 E. 13th Ave.

Featuring Bhairavi Desai, executive director and found member of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance

Bhairavi Desai

Bhairavi Desai is executive director and founding member of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance. The NYTWA is a 19,000-member strong union of NYC professional drivers, uniting drivers of yellow cabs, green cars, black cars & dispatched cars. Desai received the Ford Foundation’s Leadership for a Changing World Award in 2005.

This is the second annual event in the Margaret Hallock Program for Women’s Rights. Sponsored by the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics. It is cosponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society and is funded in part by the Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.

Both events are free and open to the public.