Rockford, Illinois, organizes against racism

first_imgThose protesting Trump’s spring Midwest campaign continued with movement-building at a Dec. 3 gathering.More than 20 people gathered Dec. 3 in a local library to continue building a progressive movement in the wake of the Trump electoral victory. Hosted by Workers World Party youth members based in Rockford, participants were multinational, multi-gendered and largely youth.Some participants traveled from Chicago and various cities in southern Wisconsin to deepen their political understanding and show support. Local community organizers, those with many years of experience and those new to organizing, shared ideas. They discussed the history of racism in the U.S., what fascism is and the diversity of tactics used in past civil rights and liberation struggles.Many at the meeting said it was very encouraging for them to see such a large turnout interested in working together. The #J20Resist counterinaugural protests in Washington, D.C., and across the country were announced, and participants raised organizing an event in Rockford. A Rockford delegation will attend the Midwest Socialist Conference hosted by Workers World Party in Detroit on March 25-26.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Firms fail to make most of technology

first_img Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. Firms fail to make most of technologyOn 16 May 2000 in Personnel Today Ineffective use of IT due to lack of training is costing organisations millions, according to a new book.Learning to Succeed in Business with Information Technology argues that the majority of companies are incurring huge unnecessary costs for want of basic staff IT training.It recommends organisations appoint a board member to drive through training provision. Other measures recommended include skills audits, setting a realistic budget, and linking IT skills to business goals.Authors Tim Lane, David Snow and Peter Labrow conclude, “In the Internet age, the level of IT skills in your organisation is a critical success factor.“Raising the level of IT skills is the key process to help you compete, to be efficient, to move faster and be more profitable.”www.learningtosucceed.comlast_img read more

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