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Fires in Bangladesh: Deadly Secrets

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Thursday, March 28, 2013
7:30 PM-8:30 PM

Higgins University Center
Grace Conference Room

Bjorn Skorpen Claeson, Ph.D., is the Executive Director for the Sweatfree Purchasing Consortium ( and Senior Policy Analyst with the International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF). Mr. Claeson was a founder of SweatFree
Communities and the lead organizer of Power in Community Alliances Bangor (Maine) Clean Clothes Campaign, a national model for community-based anti-sweatshop activism. He is the recipient of the Maine Initiatives Social Landscape Artist Award 2006 and the Dirigo Social Movement Leader Award in 2004. He is the author of the new report, Deadly Secrets. What companies know about dangerous workplaces and why exposing the truth can save workers lives in Bangladesh and beyond, published by the ILRF.

Suggested Audiences: High School, College, Adult, Elders


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