Cameron Barron

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Cameron Barron... is an activist in the Washington DC metropolitan region who has worked with a number of labor and community organizations. He is associated with the Freedom Road Socialist Organization.[1].

He is an Education Specialist Washington DC. Previously he was with American Federation of Government Employees, US NAVY Bermuda.

Education

George Mason University.

Activism

In 2001 Cameron Barron was a ten-year resident of Alexandria, Virginia and is currently serving as the interim president of the Arlandria-Chirilagua Board of Directors. He was active in student organizing on the campus of the University of Maryland at College Park in the late 1980s and has worked with various labor unions. He is currently working for the AFL-CIO and is a member of the Black Radical Congress.[2]

Freedom Road magazine

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Special thanks f Freedom Road Socialist Organization's Freedom Road magazine Number 1, Spring 2001 went to Cameron Barron, Scott Braley, Ajamu Dillahunt, Bill Capowski, Mike Meiselman, Rajiv Rawat, Vicky Menjivar, Michelle Foy, Jon Liss, Chip Smith.

"A stronger global movement"

Sunday 18 November 2012, in Washington DC The Lucy Gonzalez Parsons Institute for Education and Justice convened "How can we build a stronger global movement, and what will it take to win? Hear perspectives on movement building from the US and the Philippines!"

With Bill Fletcher, Jr. Author, They’re Bankrupting Us! And 20 Other Myths about Unions Co-Author, Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor and a New Path toward Social Justice, Barbara Ehrenreich Author, Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America and Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit of the American Dream, and Elmer Labog (via video) National Chairperson, Kilusang Mayo Uno, May First Workers Center in the Philippines.

Those signalling there intention to attend via the Wherevent website included Jon Liss, Cameron Barron, Graziela Santos, Samantha Miller, Sapna Pandya, Jane English, Naomi Demsas, Mishy Leiblum, Mackenzie Baris, Virginia Leavell, Betty Garman Robinson, Walda Katz-Fishman, Lillian Diallo, Liana Dalton, Rosa Lozano, Isaiah Toney, Rishi Awatramani, Shane Stewart, Chuck Hendricks - most of whom were associated with the Freedom Road Socialist Organization.[3]

Mandela memories

In December 2013 Freedom Road Socialist Organization's Claire Tran asked fellow activists Cameron Barron, Mary Jo Connelly, Jamala Rogers, Peter Hardie, and Montague Simmons to share their reflections after the death of Nelson Mandela. They talked about his life and the influence and lessons from the anti-apartheid movement.[4]

Attacking Uber

Circa 2014, Jon Liss of New Virginia Majority and Tenants and Workers United wrote a position paper "Uber and the Degradation of Working Class Jobs. " Special thanks to Andy Rivera, Cameron Barron, Stephen Boykewich and especially Denise Cheng for editing support.

This position paper was produced as a part of the Future of Work Project, an inquiry supported by the Open Society Foundation that is bringing together a cross‐disciplinary and diverse group of thinkers to address some of the biggest questions about how work is transforming, and what working will look like 20–30 years from now. The project is exploring how the transformation of work, jobs, and income will affect the most vulnerable communities, and what can be done to alter the course of events for the better.[5]

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