Sunday, March 25, 2012
WMST BB 3/27: Refugee, Farmworker, and Gender Rights in Central New York
Bosnians, Burmese, Cambodians, Romanians, Russians.
A graduate of Webster University with a Master's in sociology from Washington University, Ms. Gewanter has been a longtime community activist, focusing on women's rights, gay and lesbian rights, workplace health and safety, labor issues, economic justice, civil rights, and civil liberities. She has been recognized by the Human Rights Commission of Syracuse and Onondaga County for her work on the Living Wage campaign and other social justice issues. Ms. Gewanter currently coordinates the NYCLU's Central New York Bill of Rights Defense Campaign." *
To improve the standards of living for all residents of the Mohawk Valley through various services that will educate and empower them. To achieve awareness amongst the different cultures of the Mohawk Valley. To help shape the minds of our youth and demonstrate to them the great opportunities available within the Mohawk Valley and our Nation." **