One of Community Voices Heard Public Housing Committee’s top demands over the past few years has been to stop having the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) double pay for police and sanitation services, and to dedicate these resources to repairs and other critical NYCHA needs.  CVH and a host of other allied community based organizations, […]

Message from the Restaurant Opportunity Center on Valentine’s Day

Today, renowned food journalist and columnist for The New York Times, Mark Bittman, writes “Thank that server — who is not going out to dinner with her loved one, she’s waiting on you — and think about this: For 23 years the federal tipped minimum wage has stood at $2.13. Isn’t it time to change […]

WIN Jobs Action

WIN hosted 2 actions for Jobs on February 6th. At 7pm, WIN was joined by General Manager of DC Water, George Hawkins, to discuss local hiring and green infrastructure in DC Water projects. At 8pm, the candidates for DC mayor shared their platforms on job creation, wages, and access to work.

NDLON’s “Si Se Puede” Filing with DHS

Petition Filers Seek Rule Change from DHS to Suspend Deportations, Agency Required to Respond The “Si Se Puede” Filing Provides Authoritative Legal Evidence of Obama Administration’s Ability to Expand Deferred Action, Grant Relief to Future Beneficiaries of Immigration Reform   The National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) and a group of undocumented people facing the […]