Tag Archives: NAACP

Is The “Democracy Initiative” What We Need?

2013-01-23
Mark Vorpahl

This article is co-published with Occupy.com. Last December, at the National Education Association headquarters in Washington, D.C., leaders from a variety of progressive organizations such as Greenpeace, the NAACP and the Communication Workers of America met with the intention of beginning a national campaign to, in the words of Mother Jones reporter Andy Kroll, “remake American […]

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Help the WERC to Build the October 2nd Demonstration for Jobs!

werc_8-15-2010
WERC

Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign Dear Sisters and Brothers: During the past several months, the Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign (WERC) has been urging the AFL-CIO to organize a Solidarity Day III demonstration that would focus above all on the need for the government to create millions of jobs to respond to the devastation that the surge […]

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Support the March for Jobs in D.C. On October 10, Called by SEIU 1199 and NAACP

WERC

Dear Sisters and Brothers: We want to inform you of a potentially significant development unfolding within the labor movement. SEIU Local 1199, based in New York, and the NAACP have called for a Washington, D.C. demonstration tentatively on October 10, 2010, to demand jobs. [See article below titled “Labor and NAACP Plan October Rally,” reprinted […]

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