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jon fromer

Jon Fromer, an award-winning television producer, singer, social activist and early leader of The Working Group passed away on Jan. 2, 2013. He was a talented, passionate, powerful force for social justice who will be dearly missed by thousands of friends, labor activists, artists, and community leaders.   Jon Fromer: A Working Group Hero Emmy statues and awards for his television production overflowed the top of the piano at Jon Fromer’s house. Jon walked the world with a twinkle in his eye, a perpetual smile, a big sense of humor, and a fervent commitment to equality, social justice, and presenting the stories and lives of working people with dignity and respect. He wanted everyone to like him, and they did. Jon Fromer’s passing is a great loss, but his spirit will live long through his songs and stories. (Read more about his work and career below. Here's a video produced for the 2012 Labor Heritage Fesitval honoring Jon Fromer.)