David Elsila


David Elsila is a retired teacher and currently the Editor for the Michigan Labor History Society. David is an Eastern Michigan University graduate.

David also co-author of the "The Color of Law," (Wayne State University Press) and contributing author to "Working Detroit" (Wayne State University Press) and "The New Labor Press" (Cornell University Press)


Past work experience:

Classroom teacher, Livonia Public Schools
Editor, Michigan Teacher
Editor, American Teacher and Changing Education, Washington, D.C.
Editor, Solidarity Magazine (UAW), Detroit, Mich.
Instructor, Wayne State University Labor School

Community activity:

Past Vice-President, ACLU Metropolitan Detroit Chapter
Past Board member, Cranbrook Peace Foundation
Treasurer, Program Committee Co-Chair, Michigan Labor History Society
Editor, Looking Back, Moving Forward, Michigan Labor History Society
Co-coordinator, Michigan Labor Legacy Project (“Transcending” landmark, Hart Plaza, Detroit)



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