GGJ CONGRATULATES DOMESTIC WORKERS UNITED FOR LEADING THE CHARGE FOR THE FIRST DOMESTIC WORKERS' BILL OF RIGHTS IN THE COUNTRY


Tomorrow (Tuesday August 31) at 11AM, New York Governor Patterson will sign into law the first-ever piece of legislation to uphold Domestic Workers' rights in this country.  After 75 years of exclusion from labor laws and a 6-year legislative campaign to secure basic protections in New York State, domestic workers—nannies, housekeepers and elderly caregivers—have triumphed!

International Day of Non-Compliance Raises Questions of Broader Humanitarian Crisis in Arizona and the Country’s Immigration Policy

07.29.2010 –

Civil Disobedience and Protests in Cities Across the Country as well as Spain, Ecuador, and Mexico Signal a Partial and Temporary injunction is only a Small Step Toward Real Solutions for the Country’s Immigration Policy & Arizona’s Humanitarian Crisis



Phoenix, AZ. 07-29-2010

Puente Movement and National Day Laborer Organizing Network Denounce Partial Injunction of SB 1070. Pledge Non-Compliance on July 29th


“A split decision only serves to split our communities. There is no partial solution to denials of our humanity.
There is no partial solution to hatred.
If this is a step, it is another step toward increased encroachments on the human rights of the people of Arizona and a dangerous precedent for the country.”

 

Second U.S. Social Forum Opens New Chapter in US Movements for Justice, Equality, and Sustainability

Second U.S. Social Forum Opens New Chapter in US Movements for Justice, Equality, and Sustainability

06-28-2010 – DETROIT The United States Social Forum (USSF) closed Saturday with an inspirational national assembly and closing ceremony. Today, the Forum’s National Planning Committee (NPC) declared the forum a great success with attendance of more than 15,000 people from Detroit, from rural and urban areas across the nation, and from countries across the world including South Africa, Palestine, Honduras and Nepal.

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