Tag: Black Lives Matter

From Buses to the Classroom, the Fight for Racial and Economic Justice Continues

February 15, 2018

This February not only marks Black History month, but also underscores the ongoing fight for racial and economic justice. We are living in a moment where our elected leaders feel comfortable exhibiting white supremacy, refer to African and Caribbean countries as “shitholes,” and proclaim that racism should be the norm.… Read More»

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At the Jobs With Justice National Conference, Gaining Tools and Inspiration for Change

February 18, 2016

On February 12, 750 Jobs With Justice leaders, activists and allies converged on Washington, D.C., for the 2016 Jobs With Justice National Conference. Conference attendees, who came from across the country and as far as Bangladesh, Cambodia, France, India and Indonesia, spent two days learning from each other, strategizing for… Read More»

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Listen Before You Act: A Conversation About Racial Justice with Central Florida JWJ

August 13, 2015

This post is third in a series about the Jobs With Justice network and the broader labor movement fight for racial justice. You can find the first two posts here and here. The death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012 sparked a conversation about racial justice nationwide.  Central Florida Jobs With Justice’s… Read More»

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How Jobs With Justice San Francisco Pushes for Racial Justice

July 27, 2015

This post is the first in a series about the Jobs With Justice network and the broader labor movement fighting for racial justice. As the Black Lives Matter movement has taken off, much needed conversations about systemic racism in society have surfaced. As a result, many labor groups around the… Read More»

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