Memory in Cloth

Safety and Solidarity for New York City Garment Workers

2019. Photograph by Marion Aguas, courtesy of The W.O.W. Project.

Labor history inspires a new generation who listen and take notes to translate the remarks of 1982 Chinatown strike leader, Shui Mak Ka (Mrs. Ka). This panel discussion, moderated by Huiying Chan (right, aka River Ying), reflected on Chinatown garment workers’ history and was held at the historic Wing On Wo store on Mott Street in Chinatown.