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  Alfredo Castro · [email protected]
July 17, 2024 at 5:40 PM

TOMORROW: Turn Up the Volume, Turn Up the Wage!

Let's Keep the Party Going! Dear Friend,? ? Let's keep the party going around the city!?Turn Up The Volume, Turn Up The Wage?is our next big event celebrating DC's minimum wage increase, and we want you there! Join us?TOMORROW, Thursd…
  Alfredo Castro · [email protected]
July 13, 2024 at 1:08 PM

Join Us Today for Wage Against the Machine!

The day we've been waiting for is finally here! Dear Friend,    The day we've been waiting for is finally here! Join us today from 2 PM - 7 PM at 3210 Mt. Pleasant NW for Wage Against the Machine, a celebration of DC's new minimum wag…
  Alfredo Castro · [email protected]
July 12, 2024 at 2:35 PM

Reminder: Wage Against the Machine Tomorrow!

Celebrate DC’s New Minimum Wage with Us! Dear Friend,    It's here! Tomorrow is Wage Against the Machine! Come celebrate the new DC minimum wage increase with us on July 13 from 2 PM - 7 PM at 3210 Mt. Pleasant NW!   We've got an amazing li…
  Alfredo Castro · [email protected]
July 11, 2024 at 3:51 PM

You Won’t Want to Miss These Events!

Celebrate DC’s New Minimum Wage with Us! Dear Friend,    Celebrate DC’s New Minimum Wage with Us!  Let’s go! We’ve got some amazing events lined up that you won’t want to miss! Join us as we celebrate DC's new minimum wage of $17.50/hr and …
  Alfredo Castro · [email protected]
July 1, 2024 at 3:59 PM

DC Minimum Wage Increases Today!

Guess what? Dear Friend,    Guess what? Starting today, DC’s minimum wage is going up to $17.50 per hour for all workers and $10.00 per hour for tipped employees. (Remember, if the worker's hourly tip earnings do not reach the minimum wage, …
  Alfredo Castro · [email protected]
June 28, 2024 at 1:04 PM

Did you know? DC Minimum Wage Increase Effective July 1, 2024!

Did you know? Dear Friend,    Did you know? The minimum wage is increasing on July 1!   Yes, it’s true! Effective July 1, 2024, DC’s minimum wage will rise from $17.00 per hour to $17.50 per hour for all workers, and from $8.00 per hour to …
  Alfredo Castro · [email protected]
June 27, 2024 at 3:06 PM

Won Deferred Action for Workers!!

Won Worker Deferred Action Dear Friend, I am writing to share very exciting news: We Won Workers Deferred Action!   The Biden administration has created an expedited Deferred Action process for labor violations, which gives workers the confidence to report workplace viola…
  Alfredo Castro · [email protected]
June 21, 2024 at 6:39 PM

OAG sues Whiting-Turner and 4 more for violating 370 workers' rights

Dear Friend,   We are excited to share with you news of an important lawsuit annouced today by the Office of the Attorney General. The OAG is suing 5 companies for wage theft against 370 District workers.   Today's suit reflects the seriousness with which the OAG takes th…
  Alfredo Castro · [email protected]
May 30, 2024 at 11:12 AM

Introducing Labor Justice Nights!

Dear Friend,? ? We are excited to introduce Labor Justice Nights! ? Labor Justice Nights is a weekly drop-in space where workers facing issues such wage theft, unpaid overtime, misclassification, unsafe conditions, or harassment can seek su…
  Elizabeth Falcon · [email protected]
May 23, 2024 at 7:49 PM

Exciting changes at DC JWJ

Dear Friend,? ? I'm so excited to share some updates about DC Jobs With Justice! We have a great team and board, and new project we're incubating. Check out the new faces and we all look forward to working together with you for a better DC.…
  DC Jobs With Justice · [email protected]
May 7, 2024 at 7:50 PM

DC Labor History Walking Tour on 5/11

Step out this Saturday to learn the history of labor in DC! Dear Friend,   Step out with us and our comrades at Metro DC DSA and the Labor Heritage Foundation on Saturday, May 11th for their DC Labor History Walking Tour! Find more informati…
  Alfredo Castro · [email protected]
May 6, 2024 at 5:32 PM

Tomorrow: PLAs for Good Jobs

Build Better Jobs, Vote 'Yes' Dear Friend, Tomorrow, join DC Jobs With Justice, at the Wilson Building as the DC Council holds its second vote on the PLA Cost Threshold Amendment Act. This Act means more access to good and safe construction jobs i…
  Alfredo Castro · [email protected]
May 3, 2024 at 5:23 PM

PLAs for Good Jobs

Build Better Jobs, Vote 'Yes' Dear Friend, DC Council will hold its second vote on the PLA Cost Threshold Amendment Act. The legislation proposes reducing the project labor agreement (PLA) requirement cost threshold from $75 million to $50 million…
  Eduarda Serafim · [email protected]
May 2, 2024 at 1:50 PM

TOMORROW: Rally for Childcare

Dear Friend, Join DC JWJ and Under 3 DC in the fight to save childcare! Tomorrow we will rally at 8:00 am, Friday, May 3, to remind the Council to reverse these budget cuts. RSVP HERE.   In addition to gutting the Pay Equity Fund and ending health…
  Eduarda Serafim · [email protected]
May 1, 2024 at 1:57 PM

Celebrate May Day with DC JWJ TODAY!

Rally and Happy Hour Dear Friend, Join DC Jobs With Justice as we celebrate International Workers' Day on May 1st with a May Day Rally for a Fair Contract lead by UNITE HERE Local 25 and join us afterwards at Post Pub to celebrate the workers' move…
  Elizabeth Falcon · [email protected]
April 29, 2024 at 4:33 PM

May Day! Rally and Celebrate Workers

Rally for a Fair Contract with UNITE HERE Local 25! Dear Friend, Join DC Jobs With Justice as we celebrate International Workers' Day on May 1st with a May Day Rally for a Fair Contract lead by UNITE HERE Local 25 and join us afterwards at Post Pub…
  Damiana Dendy · [email protected]
April 24, 2024 at 2:30 PM

Tell the Council to fully fund TOPA!

DHCD and HPTF are facing proposed budget cuts for FY25. We need to tell the Council this funding is critical to the success of anti-displacement programs like TOPA. Dear Friend, ? We sounded the alarm to make sure there were no threats to th…
  DC Jobs With Justice · [email protected]
April 23, 2024 at 8:30 PM

Celebrate May Day with DC JWJ!

Rally for a Fair Contract with UNITE HERE Local 25! Dear Friend, Join DC Jobs With Justice as we celebrate International Workers' Day on May 1st with a May Day Rally for a Fair Contract lead by UNITE HERE Local 25! Stay tun…
  Alfredo Castro · [email protected]
April 4, 2024 at 4:29 PM

Rally to Save Child Care!

Stand with us to protect child care and educators Dear Friend, ? Join us TOMORROW, Friday, April 5th, at 8am in Samuel Gompers Park (Corner of 10th St NW and L St NW) for a rally to demand that the DC Council takes immediate a…
  Damiana Dendy · [email protected]
March 7, 2024 at 9:18 PM

Virtual TOPA Townhall this Saturday!

Did you miss our first TOPA townhall? Join us on Saturday virtually! Dear Friend,   As you may have heard, TOPA rights are under attack. The Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act, or TOPA, gives tenants in buildings up for sale the right to be offered the first…
  Damiana Dendy · [email protected]
March 1, 2024 at 9:34 PM

Take action: Defend TOPA!

Tell the Council not to gut TOPA; strengthen tenants' rights and tools to stop displacement. Dear Friend, The Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act, or TOPA, gives tenants in buildings up for sale the first opportunity to buy their building. TOPA presents DC residents with a …
  Elizabeth Falcon · [email protected]
February 27, 2024 at 6:20 PM

ACT NOW: Protect I-82 and Stop Junk Fees

email the council TODAY Dear Friend,? ? Thank you for signing the petition to stop the attacks on Initiative 82. Unfortunately, these attacks continue! In one week, the DC Council will vote on the Restaurant Revitalization and Dram Shop Clarif…
  Eduarda Serafim · [email protected]
February 26, 2024 at 9:32 PM

We need YOU: Rally for restaurant workers

Initiative 82 is under attack. DC Councilmembers are trying to dismantle the I-82 timeline and incentivize sneaky service charges.?DC voters made it clear we want a graduated increase to the full minimum wage and tips on top. No gimmicks. No …
  DC Jobs With Justice · [email protected]
February 26, 2024 at 4:50 PM

Take Action to Stop the Crimnibus! One Week Left Till the FINAL Vote.

Dear Katharine, On Feb 6, the DC Council had their first vote on the Crimnibus aka Councilmember Pinto and Mayor Bowser’s “Secure DC” Omnibus in their legislative meeting. While this hyper-racist crime bill passed the first vote, HUNDREDS of you called & emailed and PACKED…
  Damiana Dendy · [email protected]
February 23, 2024 at 1:20 PM

Save TOPA!

Tenant rights are under attack. We are fighting back! Dear Friend, Tenant rights in DC are under attack. But we are fighting back! The Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act, or TOPA, gives tenants in buildings up for sale the first opportunity to buy their building. TOPA pres…
  DC Jobs With Justice · [email protected]
January 26, 2024 at 8:43 PM

[CORRECTED LINK] Support school nurses!

DC Nurses need your help Dear Friend, ? There have been some alarming changes made to the delivery of care in DC Public and Charter Schools. Rather than having one stable nurse at each school, nurses and supportive staff are now floating between a "cluster" …
  DC Jobs With Justice · [email protected]
January 26, 2024 at 7:20 PM

Support school nurses!

DC Nurses need your help Dear Friend, ? There have been some alarming changes made to the delivery of care in DC Public and Charter Schools. Rather than having one stable nurse at each school, nurses and supportive staff are now floating between a "cluster" …
  Elizabeth Falcon · [email protected]
January 8, 2024 at 4:10 PM

DC JWJ is hiring: Organizing Director and Administrator

Fight with and for DC! Happy New Year from DC JWJ! ? We are excited to share two opennings at DC JWJ and invite new people to join our team. ? We have a diverse team dedicated to making DC a better place to live and work for all of us. We are …
  DC JWJ TEAM · [email protected]
December 31, 2023 at 3:00 PM

One last chance to support our work!

Ending the year strong Dear Friend,   As we end the year, we can’t help but be grateful for you and your support. This was a year of creativity! We sought out creative solutions to the increasing attacks against working people and their communities.    This …
  Sequnely Gray · [email protected]
December 28, 2023 at 3:00 PM

Support DC JWJ today!

Donate to empower our work! Dear Friend,   We hope you have enjoyed your holidays! We want to extend our deep appreciation and gratitude for your support. We have been in awe with the influx of donations and messages from the field that highlight the importa…
  Damiana Dendy · [email protected]
December 20, 2023 at 3:20 PM

Let's end the year strong!

Fight displacement in DC with us! Dear Friend,   Thank you for being with us all year. As it comes to an end, we’re doing some reflecting on the power we have built and the work we’ve done together.    This spring, we were able to put a cap on the increasing…
  Eduarda Serafim · [email protected]
December 12, 2023 at 3:20 PM

Workers are still fighting!

Ending strong, standing with workers Dear Friend,   This year was pivotal for our communities in DC, we want to thank you for showing up to our community’s urgent needs!    This year, the DC JWJ community stood up for street vendors, domestic …
  Elizabeth Falcon · [email protected]
December 11, 2023 at 6:48 PM

Join our team: Organizing Director and Administrator

Fight with and for DC! We are excited to share two opennings at DC JWJ and invite new people to join our team. ? We have a diverse team dedicated to making DC a better place to live and work for all of us. We are a passionate group that believ…
  Alfredo Castro · [email protected]
November 29, 2023 at 1:20 AM

Last chance to support DC JWJ on Giving Tuesday

Dear Friend,   We are just taking one last chance to ask you to support DC Jobs With Justice this Giving Tuesday 😎.   Will you give today to support the power-building work of DC Jobs With Justice? SUPPORT DC JWJ ON GIVING TUESDAY D…
  Sequnely Gray · [email protected]
November 28, 2023 at 5:30 PM

Showing love for DC JWJ

it's Giving Tuesday Hi friends! ? For the last seven years, I have been proud to be an organizer with DC Jobs With Justice. Our strength comes from the power of our community. We rally DC to fight for what we deserve: good jobs, a strong democ…
  Elizabeth Falcon · [email protected]
November 28, 2023 at 1:50 PM

Support DC JWJ on Giving Tuesday

Dear Friend, ? Today is Giving Tuesday, and we're taking today to highlight a few things we've done this year that make us most proud!? 2023 Highlights: Rolled back the highest rent increase for rent controlled residents in DC histo…
  DC Jobs With Justice · [email protected]
November 27, 2023 at 7:07 PM

Getting ready for Giving Tuesday

And our new enamel pin Dear Friend, ? Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday, but it's not too early to start giving to your favorate labor-community coalition fighting for justice in Washington, DC. ? At DC JWJ we like to say we "bring labor to community fights & b…
  DC JWJ · [email protected]
November 27, 2023 at 3:00 PM

Uplift your voice for social housing!

Testimony writing event for for Social Housing bill! Good day Friend, For over a year, community and advocates have come together and continue to fight for social housing in DC under the Green New Deal for D.C. coalition banner! The Social Housing Bill we have been advocatin…
  DC Jobs With Justice · [email protected]
November 17, 2023 at 7:20 PM

Thanks for celebrating with us!

Thank you to everyone who came to the I'll Be There Awards. We had a great time with our awardees, hosts, and all of you! We appreciate everyone who joins us to share our joy and celebration. We're so thrilled to be in a movement with each of…
  Elizabeth Falcon · [email protected]
November 13, 2023 at 7:00 PM

Uplifting Our Communities: Metro AME Church & Natacia Knapper

I'll Be There Awardees 2023 Dear Friend,? ? Over the past year we have witnessed our community step up with and for each other. Tomorrow, at our I'll Be There Awards, we want to highlight the work of Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal (M…
  Nadia Salazar Sandi · [email protected]
November 9, 2023 at 9:30 PM

Fighting for workers and tenants: IUPAT DC51 and Woodner Tenants' Union

I'll Be There Awardees 2023 Dear Friend,    This year, as a response to the rampant wage theft and massive evictions happening, we saw our community come out and stand up for workers and tenants all over DC. Our partners: the International Uni…
  Aja Taylor · [email protected]
November 7, 2023 at 6:00 PM

Special invite from Awards host!

Join me and celebrate our communities' wins! Dear Friend,? ? My name is Aja Taylor and I am excited to host the I'll Be There Awards this year! I have had the pleasure to serve as community organizer, facilitator (of meetings, magic and mischief), a student…
  Sequnely Gray · [email protected]
November 6, 2023 at 2:15 PM

Can you keep a secret...

new logo coming Dear Friend,    For the first time in 22 years, DC JWJ is getting our own logo! We're going to be rolling out our new logo on t-shirts, totes, hoodies, and enamel pins at the I'll Be There Awards. Each ticket purchase comes wit…
  Eduarda Serafim · [email protected]
November 2, 2023 at 6:00 PM

I'll Be There Awards are coming soon!

Come party with us on Nov. 14! Dear Friend,    Howdy folks! I’m Eduarda Serafim, the Solidarity Organizer at DC Jobs with Justice. As you know, the I’ll Be There Awards ceremony on November 14 is quickly approaching, and I could not be more ex…
  Elizabeth Falcon · [email protected]
November 1, 2023 at 5:20 PM

Fighting for Vendors: BCI and Genesis Lemus

I'll Be There awardees 2023 Dear Friend,    This year included a powerful win for DC vendors, and we are proud to celebrate the leaders of that campaign at the I'll Be There Awards: Beloved Community Incubator and Genesis Lemus.    Beloved Com…
  Elizabeth Falcon · [email protected]
October 31, 2023 at 4:47 PM

Awardees announced! I'll Be There Awards Nov. 14

I'll Be There Awards Nov 14 Dear Friend,? ? In our movements, we all need to take a moment to appreciate the wins we have and the leaders who are bringing us forward. That's why I am very excited about this years' awardees: ?Street Vendors Uni…
  James Benton · [email protected]
October 26, 2023 at 7:20 PM

I'll Be There Awards 2023 are coming!

Celebrate with us on Nov. 14! Dear Friend,    Greetings! I’m James Benton, co-chair of the board of DC Jobs With Justice and director of the Race and Economic Empowerment Project at the Kalmanovitz Initiative at Georgetown University. I wanted…
  Sequnely Gray · [email protected]
October 19, 2023 at 3:59 PM

I'll Be There Awards are coming!

mark your calendar to celebrate Dear Friend,? ? DC Jobs With Justice is thrilled to be celebrating the I'll Be There Awards at our new home in the Festival Center. Join us on Tuesday, November 14! Every year, we celebrate the work of the outst…
  Eduarda Serafim · [email protected]
September 29, 2023 at 8:23 PM

Join Janitors in the fight!

Make a donation Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram Sent via ActionNetwork.org. To update your email address, change your name or address, or to stop receiving emails from DC Jobs Wi…
  Eduarda Serafim · [email protected]
September 26, 2023 at 6:30 PM

RALLY this Saturday 9/30 at MOM's Organic Market

Join union workers at MOM's in College Park this Saturday Dear Friend, ? We need your help! Union workers at MOM's Organic Market in College Park are protesting management's union busting and discriminatory practices. The workers will be joine…