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March for Jobs in Des Moines

Saturday, August 27, 2011 - 9:00am

“DOUBLE A” CREDIT RATINGS???

PARTISAN BICKERING?

TAX CUTS FOR THE RICH?

THE REAL QUESTION IS WHERE ARE THE JOBS?

IOWANS ARE SUFFERING AND WE NEED A JOBS PROGRAM.

AND WE NEED IT NOW!

SEND THAT MESSAGE TO OUR ELECTED LEADERS!

JOIN US FOR A JOBS RALLY — A RALLY WITH A TWIST!

BE PART OF SOMETHING IMPORTANT AND SOMETHING JUST A LITTLE DIFFERENT.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, contact:

New Orleans Workers Gain Construction Jobs

A recent announcement that New Orleans residents will obtain 40 percent of jobs at a city construction project represents a major step forward for a campaign that combined patience and persistence to result in a win-win for residents and the city.

The campaign for a “First Source” ordinance began almost three years ago, when Malcolm Suber, then a consultant, organized a conference to consider how $5 billion in anticipated post-Katrina reconstruction funds would best support community development.

"No Jobs Fair" - Day of Action for Jobs

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Take a stand to call atention to the hundreds of good jobs already lost due to state budget cuts, and to hold politicians accountable for trying to destroy collective bargaining rights. 

Rally for New Hampshire

Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 12:00pm

The NH House will vote March 31 on a proposed budget that slashes essential services, removes essential elements of the social safety net, and strips rights from public sector workers.  This rally will call on the State Senate to scrap the House budget and start over.  

More information on message, parking, and program is available at http://www.nhcares.net/wordpress/

Alternative Jobs & Resources Fair

Saturday, March 26, 2011 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

The Alternative Jobs and Resources Fair is a one day event, where you can find information on resources available to youth and families in New Orleans.  Thinking about a job with a social change group?, always dreamed of a non-traditional job?, haven’t decided what fields of work you want to explore?, or need information about training programs?   Come hear speakers, watch performances designed to entertain and teach, visit the resource tables, attend a workshops on job skills, get information about work and job opportunities.

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: Why and How Environment and Labor Should Work Together

Saturday, November 20, 2010 - 1:00pm

Jobs, jobs, Jobs
Living Wage Jobs for All Coalition
14th and 16th
Congressional Districts presents:

Why and How Environmental and Labor Organizations Should Work Together on Political Issues

John Laesch, union carpenter & former candidate for Congress, and
Sigi Psimenos, director of Elgin Climate Change Organization

Plus :
Organizing the Unemployed
Susan Hurley of Jobs with Justice

Join the discussion. Be part of the solution.
Let’s attract and keep living- wage jobs in our districts.

Create Jobs, Cut Military Spending to Address Deficit

This op-ed first appeared in the Concord Sunday Monitor

November 14, 2010

Budget advice for Gregg; For cuts, look to military spending

 Arnie Alpert

 To U.S. Sen. Judd Gregg:

One Nation Lobby Day

Friday, October 1, 2010 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Lobby members of Congress on Peace and Justice issues the day before the One Nation Mobilization

One Nation Working Together

Saturday, October 2, 2010 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

AFSC is participating in the One Nation Working Together mobilization on October 2 in Washington, DC.

AFSC has joined with a wide array of peace, immigrant rights, faith-based, labor, and social and economic justice organizations to co-sponsor this event.  AFSC joins this effort to help uplift the aspirations for of multitudes in the United States whose voices need to be heard in the debate over the direction of our country.

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