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No Pay, No Way Campaign

From Pablo Alvarado Director, NDLON, we are proud to share this wonderful video featuring the work of one of NDLON’s member organizations, Don Bosco Workers, in Port Chester, NY. No Pay No Way developed from the voices of workers reporting wage theft cases to Don Bosco Workers. Workers reported construction contractors, restaurant owners, and retail […]

MOA for WIN!

BIG CONGRATS TO THE JOBS TEAM!!!! Washington Interfaith Network has been organizing to make sure that the $3 billion + DC Water Clean Rivers project addresses stormwater pollution, greens our communities and CREATES LOCAL JOBS FOR DC’S UNEMPLOYED RESIDENTS. Join them on May 20th as they celebrate a great victory when DC Waters’ George Hawkins, DC Mayor Bowser, […]

Oakland to Halt School Suspensions for Willful Defiance

Mouthing off in class or failing to follow a teacher’s instructions will no longer lead to suspension in Oakland schools, a ban that will be phased in and be fully in effect just over a year from now, the school board unanimously decided Wednesday night. Oakland Unified will become one of a handful of California school districts […]

Hill-Snowdon Foundation Statement on the Killing of Freddie Gray

The Hill-Snowdon Foundation wants to extend our deepest condolences and sympathies to the family of Freddie Gray for his senseless and tragic death. Freddie Gray’s death joins the almost weekly incidents of suspicious and disturbing police involved deaths of Black males and females over the last eight months.  These incidents are a clarion call for […]

#BlackWorkersMatter Report

Building Movement Project co-director, Sean Thomas-Breitfeld, was recently commissioned by the Discount Foundation to contribute to the new report, #BlackWorkersMatter. Highlighting the economic plight of black communities, structural factors that are at the root of the black jobs crisis, and addressing the importance of community organizing amongst black workers, the executive summary can be read here or […]

Ways You Can Help Support Baltimore

The Fund for Rebuilding Baltimore, at The Baltimore Community Foundation The Baltimore Community Foundation has established The Fund for Rebuilding Baltimore. They will work closely with partners in the community to determine how the dollars contributed to The Fund for Rebuilding Baltimore can best be deployed to repair the physical and emotional damage that has been […]

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby Announces Freddie Gray’s Death Determined a Homicide

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announces Freddie Gray’s death determined a homicide. Standing on the steps of the War Memorial Building in downtown Baltimore, Mosby announced that all six officers involved in the murder of Freddie Gray have been charged criminally. An investigation, that began on Monday, April 13th, has culminated in charges ranging […]