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  • 2014 Summer Fellowship Experiences

    Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

    2014 Summer Fellowship Experiences

    This year's Peggy Browning Fellows are sharing stories and photos of their Summer Fellowship experiences. Read on to learn more about them.

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  • Summer Fellows Assist in Worker Protests and Walking Picket Lines

    Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

    Summer Fellows Assist in Worker Protests and Walking Picket ...

    Peggy Browning Fellows in Dallas, Philadelphia and Chicago joined the ranks of protestors this summer by gathering at headquarters and joining picket lines in protest.

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  • PBF Summer Fellow at NELP - the National Employment Law Project

    Monday, August 18th, 2014

    Peggy Browning's Summer Fellow Rebecca Cassler had a varied fellowship experiece at NELP in Seattle, WA.

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  • AFSCME Fellows Participate in Healthcare Rally

    Monday, August 18th, 2014

    Two Summer Fellows were among many at a rally in Washington, DC.

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  • Chicago Alumni & Fellows Kick-Off Social

    Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

    A group of 10 Chicago-based Peggy Browning alumni and current fellows met on July 22nd for the Peggy Browning Alumni - Chicago Chapter Kick-Off Social.

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  • Advocating For Workplace Justice

    Friday, July 18th, 2014

    Peggy Browning Fund's Regional Workshop Program has planned eight workshops around the country this fall.
    Intended to introduce law students to the benefits of practicing labor law and PBF's Summer Fellowship Program, the workshops include a panel discussion followed by networking. Panelists include union leaders, labor and plaintiff lawyers, labor professors, worker center directors, representatives from government agencies regulating the workplace and PBF alumni.

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  • Chicago Alumni/Fellows Mixer

    Monday, July 14th, 2014

    The Peggy Browning Alumni - Chicago Chapter invites area alumni and 2014 Peggy Browning Fellows to come together for a kick-off mixer on July 22nd at 6 pm at the Haymarket Pub & Brewery, 737 W. Randolph Street. Come and raise a glass to the martyrs of Chicago's labor movement with other progressives in the area. RSVP to Sarah Arendt at sarendt@flsalaw.com by July 17!

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  • DC Alumni Welcome 2014 Area Fellows

    Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

    2014 DC Area Peggy Browning Fellows are invited to join Peggy Browning Alumni on July 17 at the Big Hunt, 1345 Connecticut Avenue NW from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Please join our alumni in welcoming this year's class of Peggy Browning Fellows with plenty of networking and conversation.
    RSVP to Laura Karr at Laura.P.Karr@gmail.com or Walakewon Blegay at wblegay@gmail.com.

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  • Coast to Coast Orientations

    Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

    From the West Coast to the East, the Peggy Browning Fund started off the summer with a bang! Our 66 Fellows are situated in their 10-week fellowships and we've conducted eight orientations across the United States.
    The purpose of the orientations was for the Summer Fellows to get to know each other better, to meet Peggy Browning alumni working in their mentor's city and to make sure they get the most from their summer experience.

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  • Newark, NJ Regional Workshop

    Friday, February 21st, 2014

    Newark, NJ Regional Workshop

    On February 10, more than 20 students braved the snow to attend the second of ten PBF regional workshops slated for 2014 at Rutgers School of Law in Newark, New Jersey.

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