DC Jobs with Justice | #Fightfor15

A message from Jobs with Justice BIG NEWS: Tens of thousands of working people are striking in hundreds of cities on April 15. And we’re standing with them.For far too long, we’ve allowed profitable corporations to ignore the basic well-being and needs of everyday Americans. Tomorrow, men and women – fast food clerks, Walmart associates, […]

Black and Brown solidarity rally condemns deportations, police brutality in Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI – More than 100 people gathered at a rally, Sept. 26 at the Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) to condemn deportations and police brutality. Timed to coincide with a talk by Michelle Alexander, the author of The New Jim Crow, the rally brought together two of the largest movements in Milwaukee. One is […]

President Bill Clinton, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton honor CIW with Global Citizen Award!

On Sunday, September 21, 2014, President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton honored the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) for “defending the human rights of farmworkers across the United States”. The Global Citizen Award was presented to the CIW by actress and activist Eva Longoria. The CIW received the Award alongside actor Leonardo […]

New Documentary from Coleman Advocates: Solutions Not Suspensions

In this new documentary from Coleman Advocates, director Kevin Epps takes a look at the negative effects of harsh zero tolerance policies in schools and one community’s inspiring response. Highlighting Coleman’s landmark student-led Solutions Not Suspensions campaign in San Francisco and examining how young people are directly affected by school discipline policies, the film serves […]