Western Worker Labor Heritage Festival

Join Clarion Alley Mural Project in our support for The Western Worker Labor Heritage Festival on Saturday September 16th. Throughout our history CAMP has been a vocal supporter of fair and equitable labor. In the lobby of the Redstone Labor Temple you can view CAMP’s series of murals depicting scenes from the labor movement.


2017 Western Worker Labor Heritage Festival

THEME: Art in the Age of the Resistance! Join us to celebrate and honor the art fueling social justice movements

DATE: Saturday, September 16th

TIME: 12pm-8pm

LOCATION: Ed Roberts Campus in Berkeley, California (address: 3075 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA 94703)

OTHER: This Festival is FREE to the community!  Join us to celebrate the art & heritage of working people, and acknowledge the crucial role of art in our social justice movements.

DONATE: Please help keep the Festival sustainable for years to come. Donate here (donations are tax-deductible!)

RSVP: Please let us know you’re coming! This will help organizers plan for food! Please RSVP here

FLYERS: Please help promote the festival and invite your friends! We have some flyers available here for download.

During the day, an open mic stage format will create space for an arts exchange where all are welcome to join. In the evening we’ll also be screening the new documentary about Heather Booth: Changing The World. We’ll also have workshops, a book talk, a gallery open to view with various displays centered around organizing and social justice, and more.


**subject to slight changes**

Doors Open at 12pm


12:30-4pm: Open Mic & Arts Exchange. Including pre-reserved time requests and walk-ups

4:30pm-5:30pm Panel: Art in the Age of the Resistance featuring David Bacon and Rene Morrison (more details to come!)

6pm-8pm Film Screening – Heather Booth: Changing the World with an introduction from Fred Ross. Watch the trailer here!


1pm Screen printing with SF Poster Syndicate

1pm: [details developing] Using Music to Defuse Tension and Build Unity with Nina Fendel

2pm: [details developing] Art + Union Organizing with Jessica Lawless and Jessica Beard

3pm-4pm Book Talk: What California labor history tells us about resistance in the time of Trump with Fred Glass.   **Purchase his book From Mission to Microchip: A History of the California Labor Movement from UC Press here

3pm-4pm Open Art Gallery featuring:

  • Labor Archives installation on young workers organizing through the decades
  • Nica Constante: Millennials in the Labor Movement
  • David Bacon photography


12:30pm-4pm Community groups Tabling in Ramp Lobby & Atrium

4pm-6pm PhotoBooth


Light refreshments will be available in the early afternoon. Additional food options will be available prior to the film screening.