Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined hundreds of students and parents calling for police out of New York City’s schools. The Dignity in Schools-NY protest was covered in The NY Post and The Village Sun. You can watch video from the protest here.
Forbes Magazine, Open Democracy, Facing South, and Forbes Magazine again, all recently highlighted Worker-driven Social Responsibility, and WSR staff spoke at the Labor Research and Action Network Conference. A New Report from Fair World Project critiques corporate developed “fair trade.” Amazon Workers are rising up and joining the call to Pay Your Workers. The Fair Food Program is bringing their lessons to Hollywood. Co-Executive Director Kenyon Farrow was interviewed for an investigation of Illinois’s criminal HIV transmission law. Program Director Peter Sabonis was quoted in the Baltimore Sun, and Ben Palmquist spoke at a conference at the Berkeley Center on right wing studies. Check out the new book from Partners for Dignity & Rights Honorary Advisory Board member Carol Anderson.
Listen: Senior Research Strategist Brittany Scott discussed our work to fight racism in temp hiring on WPFW’s morning show.
Image above by Rob Robinson.