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Women, Community and Equality: Three garment workers speak out

from East Wind Magazine Vol. 2 No. 1 (1983)

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by Shiree Teng

|t was a hot and humid morning in late June when I first met Mrs. Ka, Alice Tse, and Wing Fong Chin, all of whom are active garment workers in New York's Chinatown. They were amongst the many speakers who would address the rally that day called by their union–Local 23-25 of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (I LGWU).

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