Rev. William Barber II, President, North Carolina NAACP

The Labor & Working Class Studies Project Presents:

On the People’s Moral Agenda: Anti-Racism, Anti-Poverty, and Pro-Labor

Thursday, March 13, 7pm, Bethel Lutheran Church, 312 Wisconsin Avenue
Featuring a music and cultural event, with Gospel song powerhouse Yara Allen and the Solidarity Sing Along.

Please park in the City of Madison public ramp/State Street Capitol Ramp, located on the corner of Carroll and Johnson Streets.  Very limited parking in the Bethel lot ONLY for those people with handicapped needs or mobility concerns.  Drop offs to be done at front of the church on Wisconsin Avenue only please-do not use lot for that.

Co-sponsored by: South Central Federation of Labor – Teaching Assistants Association Executive Board – Wisconsin NAACP – Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice – Student Labor Action Coalition – Fountain of Life Church – Center on Wisconsin Strategy – American Federation of Teachers Wisconsin – Havens Center for the Study of Social Justice – Huck/Konopacki Labor Cartoons – Interfaith Coalition for Worker Justice – Madison Urban Ministry – Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures – Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership Development

For more information, contact Patrick Barrett at

A man looks intently into the camera. His head is slightly turned to his right. His dark brown hair is short and curly. His dark brown mustache and beard are peppered with white and gray. He wears a gray cassock denoting his membership in clergy, and a white collar can be glimpsed at the neckline. A gold chain hangs from his neck. He is positioned before a black background.REV. DR. WILLIAM BARBER is President of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP and co-founder and leader of the Moral Monday Movement, a multiracial, multi-issue social justice movement that has mobilized thousands of North Carolinians in mass protests. Rev. Dr. Barber, along with local, state, and national NAACP leaders, has helped to lead the fight for voter rights, just redistricting, health care reform, labor and worker rights, protection of immigration rights, and reparation for women survivors of Eugenics, release of the Wilmington Ten and educational equality.  Rev. Dr. Barber has been arrested three times for civil disobedience as he stood for educational, economic and equal justice. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Paul Wellstone Citizen Leadership Award and the Long Leaf Pine, North Carolina’s highest citizenship award. Rev. Dr. William Barber Jr. is a graduate of North Carolina Central University (NCCU) in Durham, N.C and holds a Master of Divinity degree from Duke University and a Doctoral degree from Drew University. He is the former executive director of the North Carolina Human Relations Commission.

The Labor & Working Class Studies Project (LWCSP) is a collaborative campus-labor-community initiative to connect the campus and the community in dialogue and action on issues related to labor and working class people. The LWCSP is a member of the Working Class Studies Association.

Watch the Video Recording on YouTube Here