Bloombergville Welcomes Mimi Abramovitz 6PM Saturday

Activist and scholar Mimi Abramovitz will speak at our sidewalk university on Saturday at 6pm.

The Bertha Capen Reynolds Professor of Social Policy at Hunter College School of Social Work, Professor Abramovitz interests include low income women’s activism, the history of the US welfare state, and the impact of neoliberalism on women and communities of color.

She is the author of many books and articles about women, poverty and the welfare state, including Regulating the Lives of Women: Social Welfare Policy From Colonial Times to the Present, Taxes are a Women’s Issue: Reframing the Debate, and Under Attack, Fighting Back: Women and Welfare in the United States. She is currently writing a book: Gendered Obligations: The History of Activism Among Black and White Poor and Working Class Women in the US Since 1900.

Everyone is welcome.

6:00PM Speaker at Bloombergville

Mimi Abramovitz: Gender and the Attack on Public Sector Program, Workers and Union Members


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