Alum Danny Glover Tells Young Unionists They Are Making History

Thursday, March 26, 2015
PEOPLE’S WORLD -- An enthusiastic crowd of young trade unionists and allies from more than 40 states and Puerto Rico cheered as Danny Glover came on stage March 19 at the AFL-CIO’s 2015 Next Up Summit here. Glover, a member of the Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and an activist since his college days at San Francisco State University, has been involved over the years in numerous battles for civil rights, worker rights and student rights. Glover quoted Paul Robeson on the importance of the role of youth in struggle: “Each generation makes its own history and is judged by the history that they make.” He stressed how vital the youth are to the movement today, saying, “We need your voices here more than ever.”