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Target raised wages. But some workers say their hours were cut, leaving them struggling

Two years ago, Target (TGT) said it would raise its minimum wage to ...

10/14/2019 | CNN | Raising the Bar for Workers and Families
[created] | Published by: The Good Men Project
10/12/2019

How Working Families Can Impact Private Equity

How Working Families Can Impact Private Equity

Looking at economies around the world, it’s easy to think that reconciling markets with justice, or profit with basic fairness and human decency, is simply impossible. With the looming risks that...

10/12/2019 | The Good Men Project | Holding Wall Street Accountable
[created] | Published by: Fairfax County Times
10/11/2019

Social services and education meet in Fairfax County’s community schools program

Social services and education meet in Fairfax County’s community schools program

When Fairfax County Public Schools appointed Clint Mitchell as the new principal at Mount Vernon Woods Elementary School, the district’s primary directive to its newest administrator was change...

10/11/2019 | Fairfax County Times | Organizing for Education Justice

Wall Street pulled its financing. Stocks have plummeted. But private prisons still thrive.

Over the past year, private prison giants CoreCivic and GEO Group have been abandoned by Wall Street and seen their stock prices plummet.

Activists are rejoicing in the...

10/3/2019 | The Washington Post | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Protecting Immigrant Communities
[created] | Published by: Next City
10/3/2019

Housing Movement Demands Find Some Recognition in Congress

Housing Movement Demands Find Some Recognition in Congress

Campaigns for rent control and tenant protections that have been simmering for years in high-cost cities have managed to break through to the national level in the last few months. Two progressive...

10/3/2019 | Next City | Organizing for Housing Justice & A Home to Thrive
[created] | Published by: Colorlines
09/30/2019

The '94 Crime Bill 25 Years Later: It's Time for a Reckoning [Op-Ed]

The '94 Crime Bill 25 Years Later: It's Time for a Reckoning [Op-Ed]

It’s been 25 years since Congress passed the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994—...

09/30/2019 | Colorlines | Justice Transformation
[created] | Published by: Portside
09/27/2019

Ocasio-Cortez Unveils 'Just Society' Program

Ocasio-Cortez Unveils 'Just Society' Program

Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a national figure who has used her platform to promote bold policies on the ...

09/27/2019 | Portside | Organizing for Housing Justice & A Home to Thrive

A New Congressional Letter Led by Sanders and AOC Slams Puerto Rico Control Board’s Austerity Measures

The full letter —which was supported by Boricuas Unidos en la Diáspora, the Vamos 4 Puerto Rico network, the Hispanic Federation, the Center for Economic and Policy Research, the Center for...

09/25/2019 | Latino Rebels | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
[created] | Published by: The Intercept
09/24/2019

Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez Call for Reversal of Puerto Rico Austerity Measures

Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez Call for Reversal of Puerto Rico Austerity Measures

López Varona also pushed back on the idea of a new PROMESA. “We as a coalition of groups in Puerto Rico and the U.S. continue to oppose PROMESA and any other legislation that imposes federal...

09/24/2019 | The Intercept | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond
[created] | Published by: Metro
09/19/2019

NYC Climate Strike set for Friday, schools to excuse students

NYC Climate Strike set for Friday, schools to excuse students

Featured speaker: Julio López Varona, Co-director of Community Dignity Campaigns, Center For Popular Democracy.

Read about it...

09/19/2019 | Metro | Organizing for a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico and Beyond

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