A Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of 1963 Historic Washington March for Jobs and Freedom (Panel Discussion)

A Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of 1963 Historic Washington March for Jobs and Freedom (Panel Discussion) Wednesday, August 2, 2023, 1:00 p.m ET virtual panel discussion Sixty years ago this summer, hundreds of thousands of Americans convened in Washington, DC to advocate for civil and economic rights for all. While best known for Dr. Martin Luther… Read More A Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of 1963 Historic Washington March for Jobs and Freedom (Panel Discussion)

Review of The Future We Need: Organizing for a Better Democracy in the Twenty-First Century by Erica Smiley and Sarita Gupta, ILR Press, 2022

by Trudy Goldberg According to Erica Smiley and Sarita Gupta, our future would be a lot brighter and our democracy much healthier if collective bargaining were much more widespread and applied to economic encounters beyond the workplace.  Smiley is Executive Director of Jobs with Justice, and Gupta is currently the Ford Foundation’s Vice President of… Read More Review of The Future We Need: Organizing for a Better Democracy in the Twenty-First Century by Erica Smiley and Sarita Gupta, ILR Press, 2022

NJFAN’s Connecticut Jobs and Human Rights Task Force Expands Outreach:  Former Social Work Interns Join Staff as Organizers

The Connecticut Jobs and Human Rights Task Force is the outcome of a 2021 virtual New Haven Town Hall meeting to raise consciousness of the problem of unemployment in Connecticut and the need for sustainable jobs that meet human needs. Building on a model initiated in Dayton Ohio and later implemented in Memphis Tennessee by… Read More NJFAN’s Connecticut Jobs and Human Rights Task Force Expands Outreach:  Former Social Work Interns Join Staff as Organizers

New Leadership for Columbia Seminar on Full Employment, Social Welfare, and Equity

Raúl Carrillo and Mark Paul, two outstanding young leaders in movements for economic, social, and climate justice, were recently elected co-chairs of the Columbia Seminar on Full Employment, Social Welfare, and Equity.* The Full Employment Seminar was founded in 1987 by Columbia Professor Sumner Rosen and other academics and activists who would go on to… Read More New Leadership for Columbia Seminar on Full Employment, Social Welfare, and Equity