Events Next Week: Entrepreneurship with a Social Purpose & SJT on Wage Theft

Next Tuesday’s SJT: Stealing from Workers’ Pockets

Screen shot 2013-02-22 at 4.58.17 PMFEBRUARY 26, 2013
12:30 – 1:20 p.m. – Room 133

Come hear Andrea Schmitt from Columbia Legal Services discuss wage theft workers and proposed legislative responses in Washington State. She will be joined by a representative from Casa Latina’s Worker Defense Committee who will speak about the reality of being a victim of wage theft as a worker in Washington. Both advocates will discuss proposed legislation and challenges to efforts to provide a solution. (Image: Pixabay.)

Presented by Students for Labor and Employment Justice.

If you would like lunch please RSVP via Symplicity or gatespsl@u.washington.edu by 12:00 pm Monday, February 25. No RSVP for lunch accepted after 12:00 pm.

Entrepreneurship with a Social Purpose: More Options than 501(c)3

Wednesday, February 27th, Room 119, 3:00-5:00pm

 lightbulbs[1]Wondering how to take your social justice idea and make it a reality in a less than flourishing economy?

Looking for an overview on how you might get started on embarking a new project?

What are some of the mechanics and considerations around starting a new venture?

Join 3Ls Libby Ludlow and David Cromwell from the UW Law Entrepreneurial Clinic in a two-hour afternoon workshop where we will offer case studies and background information on various business entities and how they can be used for global common good.

RSVP: Symplicity or gatespsl@uw.edu