The Food Chain Workers Alliance is asking food justice leaders, organizations, and businesses to sign on to the letter below addressed to Rep. George Miller, asking him to re-introduce the Fair Minimum Wage Act. This act would increase the regular minimum wage from the current $7.25 to $9.80 over three years and the tipped minimum wage from $2.13 up to 70% of the full minimum wage. Rep.
The BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights, based in the West Bank just announced the release of their report on Palestinian national identity. Although it is widely known that the establishment of Israel in 1948 resulted in the forced displacement of Palestinians from their homeland, the multiple Palestinian national identities that have emerged over time shape the continued struggle for self-determination today.
Even though mainstream media largely ignores Southern organizing happening today, southern social justice organizations used the MLK holiday & Inauguration Day to call for demands as a part of their “The People’s 100 Days” campaign.
The Southern Movement Alliance worked with its member organizations to pull off Actions took place on Monday across the region, including: