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Progressive Speakers Bureau Begun

Gene Lantz
17 Jul, 2017
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The Dallas Labor movement features qualified speakers that are available for presentations.''

Lou Luckhardt and Judy Bryant

Lou Luckhardt is the principal officer of the Dallas AFL-CIO. He is acknowledged as a top organizer from the Steelworkers union. Judy Bryant is the Field Organizer for the Texas Alliance for Retired Americans and comes from the Texas American Federation of Teachers. Contact or



Lewis Fulbright heads the Texas retirees for the American Postal Workers Union. He is a long time activist in both the labor and the civil rights movement. He is the former principal officer of Dallas AFL-CIO. He strongly believes that all working people must help one another.

Lewis Fulbright's duties are extensive  and include evenings as well as daytime duties, but he tries to make himself available for progressive groups that needs his help. Contact Lewis by email or at 214-826-4808.

Teacher Rosie Curts

Rosie Curts is a young teacher and co-chair of Dallas-Fort Worth Young Active Labor Leaders. She is active in the Dallas AFL-CIO and other progressive causes. Contact Rosie at or 214-354-7079


Gregg Perlman from IATSE

Gregg Pearlman is a leader of the IATSE (stage hands) local in Dallas. The area has a booming entertainment industry. Contact



Gene Lantz is the President of the Dallas AFL-CIO and of the Texas Alliance for Retired Americans. He is a leader in the in UAW 848 (Autoworkers) and is the longtime host of the ​"Workers Beat" radio program on KNON. He particularly likes to speak on labor history, labor culture, and organizing.

As Gene Lantz is retired, he may be available daytimes or evenings. Contact Gene by E-mail or call 214-942-4236