On Friday, November 17 Lewis Wright, a member of the International Longshore and Warehouseman’s Union Local 63 will give a presentation titled NAFTA and Longshore going South. He will talk about the growth of ports on the West Coast of Mexico and the NAFTA corridor and the profound affect they will have on the shipping, trucking and Longshore industries in this country.
The NAFTA Corridor is a 2-mile wide highway from Sinaloa, Mexico to Texas, across the U.S. through Kansas City and up to Toronto, Canada.
Please join us for this presentation.
Lewis Wright is the Chairman of the ILWU Credit Union and a resident of Ensenada, B.C., Mexico for over 20 years. He is a frequent traveler to many countries in South America as an ambassador for Union Solidarity. Lewis has traveled to Manzanillo, Mexico (one of the proposed ports on the West Coast of Mexico) as a representative of the ILWU Coast Committee.
Date: Friday, November 17th at 7:30 PM
Location: Harry Bridges Community Labor Center
350 W. 5th Street on the 2nd Floor
San Pedro, CA 90731
Details: This is a free event.
There is handicap parking and an elevator to the 2nd floor
Entry is in the rear of the building
Refreshments will be served
For more information:
Call Chris at 310-316-1567