December 2012 | WORKERíS JUSTICE PROJECT: DECEMBER 2012 IMMIGRANT WORKER CAMPAIGN OF THE MONTH!
The Worker’s Justice Project, located in Jackson Heights, New York, is a collectively-formed organizing project to empower low-wage immigrant workers to change conditions that lead to exploitation, strengthen the grassroots base of the labor movement, and to create grassroots economic change. For more than a decade, the Bay Parkway Community Job Center has served as an important community resource for countless workers. The job center, however, was not spared by Hurricane Sandy, which destroyed the worker center and the surrounding area. Day laborers—who are playing a critical role in the recovery of the area, even forming a volunteer brigade to help with the cleanup—now lack a central space to meet employers.Read More >
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