Thursday, March 27, 1997

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  • Civil Rights Groups Sue For Denial of Food Stamps to Elderly and Immigrants

    New York City lawyers file suit in Federal District Court in behalf of more than 100,000 in New York, Connecticut and Vermont disabled and elderly legal immigrants facing disqualification for food stamps and supplemental security income (SSI). In San Francisco civil rights groups filed for 200,000 – 300,000 elderly and disabled poor in western states.

  • Women’s History Month Interview with Evy Dubrow

    On the 86th anniversary of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, Evy Dubrow, former legislative director for the Union of Needle Trades, Industrial, and Textile Employees, UNITE (formerly the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union) shares her 40 years of experiences as an activist, trade unionist and lobbyist.

    Segment Subjects (keywords for the segment): Dubrow, ILG, unions, labor, lobbyist