Wednesday night on the Lower East Side, NY State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver met with more than 160 members of Freelancers Union to talk about the issues that matter to us.
Topics that Assemblymember Silver addressed included health insurance, unemployment for freelancers, unpaid wages, and reform of the Unincorporated Business Tax. You can see more photos from the event after the jump. And if you want to hear about all the political activity that's going at Freelancers Union, make sure you're signed up for the Get Involved email list.
Mike Jansen, multimedia designer & Mark Wagner, translator
Gigi Mander, consultant & Michael Rimbaud, artist
Sandra Gray, writer/producer; Edwinia Daniels, apparel designer; & Frieda, fashion stylist
Erika Schwartz, marketing professional & Mark McKennon, location scout/manager
Devon Ragsdale, theater; Tom Orfanos, real estate; & Bo Park, public relations
Eugenia D’Ambrosio, fitness trainer & Wayne Moseley, decorative painting
Erika Weber, acupuncturist & Torya Beard, events/music promotion
Annie Katzman, artist
Marc Beallor, student & Yolan Barcher, graphic/embroidery design
Arlene M. Roberts, speechwriter/op-ed contributor & Yolan Barcher, graphic & embroidery design
Rafael Ferran, teacher/artist & Gail Jaffe, jewelry designer