A message from leaders of Portland Jobs With Justice By Rev. Cecil Charles Prescod and Will Layng Every day and night over the last two months, Portland, Oregon– our city and home–has seen mass protests against police brutality in the wake of the police killings of George Floyd and Breonna… Read More»

The 24th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive will take place on Saturday, May 14. This massive food drive, organized by the National Association of Letter Carriers and the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association, takes place in 10,000 cities and provides food to communities across the country. Last year I spoke with Willie Groshell,… Read More»

This is awesome: The city of Portland is beginning its “rollback” of its investments in Walmart. Said a city commissioner: “I’m hopeful other cities and states take note and adopt similar investment principles to hold companies accountable and align our investment policies with our values.” Learn more:

Oregon joins Philadelphia and Baltimore in refusing to hold people in jail without probable cause at the request of ICE. Congratulations Portland Jobs with Justice on this important victory!

Photo from Massachusetts Jobs with Justice

Although President Obama has called deportations “heartbreaking,” immigrants in the United States continue to be separated from their families at a record pace. Nearly two million deportations have taken place under the Obama administration to date. On March 13, the President finally ordered the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to… Read More»

It’s no secret that the world’s most profitable employers often pay some of the lowest wages. Companies like Walmart and McDonald’s make billions each year, yet their employees rely on taxpayer-funded government assistance just to make ends meet. Now, men and women employed at these companies have taken bold risks… Read More»

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Portland Jobs with Justice and VOZ supporters enjoy salsa lessons together
Portland Jobs with Justice and VOZ supporters enjoy salsa lessons together

If we are serious about building working-class power, we must be serious about the business of raising money. Jobs With Justice has long believed and demonstrated that having a good time together as we struggle to make our values real in the world is essential to building a lasting movement. Here… Read More»

Sarita Gupta arrested for protesting for immigration reform

On August 1, our Executive Director Sarita Gupta was arrested in an act of civil disobedience with more than 40 other national leaders in front of the U.S. House of Representatives to send a clear message that Congress must move our nation forward by passing comprehensive immigration reform legislation that… Read More»