Campaign Archive: feature-story

Crossroads Collective in Albany for #NYRenews

The time is NOW to demand good jobs, healthier communities, and frontline justice through 100% clean and renewable energy for New York. Join #NYRenews in Albany on June 1st and together let’s tell Legislators in Albany that they were elected to represent …

MAY DAY! MAY DAY! Party for the Movements


Fight for $15 – April 14th Strike

We’re winning because we organize, because we protest, and because we STRIKE. On April 14, let’s get even louder. Join me and the rest of the #FightFor15 in Buffalo:10AM: McDonald’s, 2156 Niagara Street3PM: March from the NetZero House, 10 Winter Street, to …

Demanding Justice at McDonald’s

By Alexandria Meranto, CEJ Volunteer The weather may have been far below freezing, and the sidewalks covered in snow, but even these types of conditions can’t quiet the calls for justice.   And that is exactly what was sought on the …

Somebody, somewhere, always has our back: Reflections on the JwJ Future of Work Seminar

by Josh Warden, Union Representative for SEIU Local 200 United As a newcomer to the Coalition for Economic Justice I was blown away by the degree of organization, skill and dedication readily apparent at the recent three-day “Future of Work” …

Reflections on the Advanced Leadership Institute

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the AFL-CIO’s Advanced Leadership Institute in San Diego. Representatives from state labor federations and central labor councils from across the country as well as organizations like ours to talk about best practices for developing powerful labor-community coalitions. 

Abraham McKinney

“I work for the City of Buffalo as a seasonal sanitation worker.  Despite my title I work full-time year round picking up garbage on Buffalo’s city streets.  Until 2008 I earned only $8.15 an hour with no benefits.”

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