The pandemic forced us all to make many rapid changes, personally and professionally. With the canceling of events and the transition of others online, many of us were struggling to adapt. It became clear that we were going to need to create new ways to share our work as well as to keep abreast of new scholarship. With this in mind, Cindy Hahamovitch launched the LAWCHA Pandemic Book Talks to help support authors and to promote their newly published labor history books. These talks are free and open to the public. I was brought on board to help promote and host the monthly events.

The series got off to a great start in May by hosting Jaquelyn Dowd Hall to discuss the award-winning Sisters and Rebels: A Struggle for the Soul of America. Well over one hundred people registered, and...

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