ERIC Number: ED313923
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Making a Living: What We Did, What We Do, Want We Want To Do.
International Ladies' Garment Workers Union, New York, NY.
The writings included in this student-produced publication are those of students in the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union's (ILGWU's) Worker-Family Education Program technical and English-as-a-Second-Language classes at a Bronx (New York) local unit. The collection of writings consists of personal narratives, interviews, dialogues, expressions of opinion, drawings, and photographs, primarily related to sewing skills and experiences, job training, and aspirations. Many are accounts of immigrants adjusting to life in a new country. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Creative Writing, English (Second Language), Expository Writing, Fashion Industry, Immigrants, Inplant Programs, Interviews, Job Training, Labor Education, Literacy Education, Needle Trades, Personal Narratives, Second Language Programs, Student Attitudes, Student Developed Materials, Student Publications, Unions, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Ladies' Garment Workers Union, New York, NY.