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March 2017 Overture Online: Women’s History Month

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March 2017

Women’s History Month:

Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business


Musician Activists Welcome Congresswoman Judy Chu at Political Town Hall
Members talk healthcare, arts and education, labor rights, and next steps

Member Spotlight: Marcy A. Sudock
Musique Sur La Mer music director blends artistry with advocacy

2017 Academy Awards
View our exclusive behind-the-scenes photo gallery with the orchestra

BlackMusic, BlackWork Launches in Leimert Park
New historical exhibition explores the legacy of the Black Los Angeles musicians union Local 767

and more!

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Women’s History Month: Exploring the Important Role of Women in Labor History

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The history of America’s working women is a history of advocating for the abolition of slavery, the right to vote, the right to unionize, the welfare of children, and the extension of human rights to all. Women were among the first workers to bear the hardships of the industrial revolution, and among the first to unionize.

Women have participated in the labor movement in both a lead and supportive role through its entire history, but the movement has not always been friendly in return. Continue reading

March 2016 Overture Online: Women’s History Month

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March 2016

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Women’s History Month

Exploring the Important Role of Women in Labor History


Union Women United: Coalition of Labor Union Women
As the only national organization solely for women union members, CLUW creates connections between the feminist & labor movements

Building Sale Update
President Acosta reports on the latest news regarding the Union’s pending property sale & potential move

John Williams Receives Lifetime Contribution to Hollywood Award
Made In Hollywood Honors event honors renowned composer for works including L.A.-scored ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

Lee Ritenour’s Six String Theory Competition Opens for Applications
Registration open through May 15

YOLA Harmony Project Goes Live at Super Bowl 50
Youth Orchestra Los Angeles performs with Coldplay during the big game’s halftime show

and more!

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Overture Online is optimized for reading via smartphone or tablet. For those without access to a smart device, this issue may be viewed on a web browser here (must have flash enabled). Local 47 members may download archived pdf versions from the members section at afm47.org.