May 22, 2014
Jon Esformes, one of the largest tomato producers in the nation, is a vocal champion for a worker-led campaign to remake his industry and create good jobs for some of the most vulnerable people in... Keep reading »
May 22, 2014
Students, parents and teachers are demanding Minnesota eliminate school-related discipline practices that heighten certain acts to criminal offenses. It would go a long way in breaking the school-to-... Keep reading »
May 18, 2014
About a hundred people gathered outside Publix to ask the grocery chain to participate in a program that improves conditions for farmworkers. A penny more. It may not sound like a lot, but to a group... Keep reading »
May 13, 2014
How can we establish entire systems that first and foremost treat students as people in the image of God – capable of growth and success – rather than defining them solely based on their... Keep reading »
May 6, 2014
Huffington Post Live posted this interview with Executive Producer Eric Schlosser and Gerardo Reyes Chavez from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers , in advance of the premiere of a film named "Food... Keep reading »
May 1, 2014
Today’s front page AlterNet article begins with “ A people's movement is leading the way to establishing the first genuinely universal healthcare system in the country .” The article, by... Keep reading »
April 25, 2014
The CIW's Fair Food Program (FFP) gets NY Times front page attention, days before "Food Chains" debuts at the Tribeca Film Festival . The Times' Steven Greenhouse outlines CIW's amazing history and... Keep reading »
April 6, 2014
A coalition of community groups [including NESRI partner the United Workers], labor activists, and faith-based organizations partnered for a rally in East Baltimore demanding housing justice. Renters... Keep reading »
April 1, 2014
James Haslam and the Vermont Workers' Center have a growing presence in a wide spectrum of issues MONTPELIER —When a House committee held a public hearing this month on raising the minimum wage, a... Keep reading »
March 30, 2014
Activists say Hopkins-related redevelopment in East Baltimore has squeezed residents out and added to the epidemic of vacant houses Beth Myers-Edwards describes her experiences as a renter in... Keep reading »

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