Speaker: Lynn Waldron

Lynn Waldron, Tom Neilson’s wife, joins him in performance. Her activist work includes working with the Sugar Shack Alliance to prevent new fossil fuel infrastructure in New England. She also works with the Wendell State Forest Alliance to protect Massachusetts’ public forests from logging. She joins Tom as actress and singer in the Jobs with Justice annual “Voices of Labor History” production to celebrate and honor May Day. She also sings in a hospice choir where small groups sing at bedside for the critically ill and dying. They live in Greenfield, MA.

Singing Truth to Power

Tom Neilson and Lynn Waldron are musical story tellers who weave an autobiographical sketch from dairy farm roots to the Vietnam War, civil rights, liberation struggles in Central America and East Africa, border crossings, sex education, draft resistance, pipelines, guns, breast feeding, parenting, contraception,  reproduction, … read more.