Lunch and Learn: Good Trouble: Learning From Those Who Fought For Justice

Tuesday, May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm |

Join us as Hartford’s own, Steve Thornton, shares local stories from his recently published book, Good Trouble: A Shoeleather History of Nonviolent Direct ActionThe book is a “riveting chronicle” of stories that prove time and again the actions of thoughtful, committed people can change their country and the world. It is a brisk, inspiring primer for veteran activists and newcomers alike.

This program is free. To secure a spot, register now. You will receive an email confirmation with the Zoom link attached, and we will send you a reminder on the day of the program.

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About the speaker

Steve Thornton has spent more than forty-five years in Hartford where he was involved in housing, anti-racist, and union organizing. Now he chronicles stories of the city’s working people, both past and present. He focuses on protest movements including suffrage, peace, and environmental campaigns as well as the struggles of immigrant communities.

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