Religion as a Means of Mobilizing People JULY 19, 2018 by Ece Esikara (Originally posted on http://blogs.brandeis.edu) I have never seen a religious leader working for the workers before. I have never heard a talk about religion in a ‘lefty’ space before. Before coming to Brandeis, as an activist and lefty high schooler, I … Continue reading Religion as a Means of Mobilizing People
SEIU Local 509 members at CLASS Inc. are fighting for a fair contract to improve the care of people with disabilities in our communities. Low wages and high turnover make it extremely difficult to serve individuals at CLASS. The fight for a strong contract is about worker justice and building a stronger community. And that's … Continue reading This Monday, 7/9 Stand with SEIU 509 CLASS Inc Workers!
Labor in the Pulpit Saint Mary’s of the Assumption, Brookline April 8th, 2018 After years of trying to get a Labor in the Pulpit presentation at St .Mary’s, pastor Fr. Brian Clary scheduled a meeting with me and agreed to give it the green light by handing off the entire logistics to the parish social director, … Continue reading Labor in the Pulpit: St. Mary’s of the Assumption, Brookline
INTERESTED IN FAITH AND SOCIAL JUSTICE? THURSDAY, MAY 24TH, 6-9PM BRAINTREE PASTORAL CENTER 66 BROOKS DR, BRAINTREE, MA The Labor Guild is offering a one-night workshop with a panel of various religious leaders discussing their faith's call to social justice. Second half will be small group discussions led by the panelists. Speakers from: Unitarian Universalist … Continue reading Faith & Social Justice Workshop, May 24th
Tufts dining hall workers join UNITE HERE Local 26, demand recognition April 3, 2018/in food service, Press, Updates / 500 students march with workers to demand university recognize union BOSTON, MA—Surrounded by hundreds of students, Tufts dining hall workers announced they have formed a union. Together, they called on President Anthony Monaco to recognize the union. Once recognized, Tufts … Continue reading Tufts Dining Hall Workers join UNITE HERE Local 26