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Wednesday, November 11 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
How to Unionize Your Museum

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This is a reprise of last year's successful How to Unionize your Museum panel. We’ll hear from organizers at the New Children’s Museum and the Nonprofit Professional Employees Union about the process, benefits, and obstacles of unionizing. Museum workers need a space to talk about labor issues and learn about their options without fear of retaliation.

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Claire Blechman

Digital Asset Manager, Bynder
I was the Digital Asset Manager at Peabody Essex Museum for 7 years. Now I am an onboarding manager at a DAM software company. Outside of work I am a socialist and an organizer.

Hannah Mykel

Unemployed, N/A
Hannah is a Museum Playworker at The New Children’s Museum. Her practice is inspired by her love for play and her desire to build connections among and across communities. Hannah earned her Bachelor of Arts in History of Art and Visual Culture with a Minor in Education from the... Read More →
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Jillian Grant

Organizer, The New Children's Museum Union
Hi! I'm a museum worker who, along with my co-workers, unionized our workplace in fall 2019: https://ncmunion.org .We unionized because we love our work and what our institution stands for, but we knew the low wages, lack of transparency, and high turnover (that exists in many! nonprofits... Read More →

Wednesday November 11, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST
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