Worked retail? Speak out!

Common Threads Art Collective and Stephanie Rothenberg

A series of public interventions that bring awareness to the experiences of 14th Street retail workers, past, present and future.

Share your thoughts, experiences, and ideas on retail work. This is an open forum for retail workers and their allies to spread the word about what its really like working in and living on retail work in New York City.

Feel free to post comments, articles, photos or interviews.

AIOP in action

What is the most difficult aspect of working in the retail industry?

Friday, October 16, 2009

“Project Retailing”
Saturday, October 17th 5-7pm
Opening @ Scoop NYC West Village, corner of 14th Street & Washington St

"Project Retailing" is an innovative video project whereby retail
workers' testimonials are projecting in front of retail stores.
The video features Scoop NYC workers telling their stories
about working at the high-end Scoop NYC store where we will be

Former workers of Scoop NYC sued the company this summer for document abuse, citizenship status discrimination and unpaid overtime. Support Scoop NYC workers and come see “Project Retailing” Saturday, October 17th.

Subversive coupons and the Retail Workers Survival Guide will be
distributed to all in attendance.You can also view "Dis-Posing," a
sculptural installation of re-claimed mannequins striking a new pose.

If you can't attend the opening screening of "Project Retailing"
on Saturday, Oct. 17th, check out these other clandestine video
Mon, October 19th: 5-8pm @ University Pl./Broadway
Tues, October 20th: 5-8pm @ 14th Street/ University & 5th Ave
Sat, October 24th: 5-8pm @ University Pl./Broadway

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