About the Event
The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and the International Labour Organization (ILO) -- in commemoration of the centenary year of the ILO -- will present "Together, We Win: FDR, Frances Perkins and the ILO," an afternoon symposium on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. After the program, attendees are invited to a reception and book signing with panelist Kirsten Downey, author of The Woman Behind the New Deal: The life and legacy of Frances Perkins. This event will be held in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home. Copies of the author's book will be for sale in the New Deal Store located in the Wallace Center.
Free public event but space is limited. Registration required.
The symposium will include opening remarks, keynote and a discussion to be moderated by Todd Tucker, Roosevelt Institute Fellow and Political Scientist, and will include:
Director-General, International Labour Organization (ILO)
Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. State Department
Deputy Under-secretary, ILAB, Department of Labor
Author, THE WOMAN BEHIND THE NEW DEAL
Senior Counsel, U.S. Council for International Business (USCIB)
Deputy Director, Policy, AFL – CIO
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and MuseumDesigned by Franklin Roosevelt and dedicated on June 30, 1941, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum is the nation's first presidential library and the only one used by a sitting president. Administered by the National Archives and Records Administration since 1941, the Library preserves and makes accessible to the American people the records of FDR's presidency. The Roosevelt Library's mission is to foster a deeper understanding of the lives and times of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and their continuing impact on contemporary life. This work is carried out through the
Please contact Cliff Laube at (845) 486-7745 with questions about the event.