This week we turn our attention to striking farmworkers, and share resources for survivors of sexual violence and share tools for undoing racism--all needed resources to move towards a clean and just future for all
Many of the workers most essential in our communities and society, especially during the COVID-19 crisis, are also among the most low-paid, exploited and undervalued professions. Farmworkers, service and hospitality industry staff, gig economy contractors, healthcare workers, janitorial staff, and others. Even in the best of times, these workers are often denied basic health and safety precautions, subjected to unjust layoffs and not paid a living wage. Read more
Many of the solutions needed to ease the broader impacts of COVID-19 will also ease the transition to climate justice—such as good, safe jobs that take care of workers and families and everyone having a safe place to live. Read more
Many workers most essential for our response to the COVID-19 crisis are in some of the most low-paid, exploited and undervalued professions. Here's how you can support frontline workers in WA and OR.
A lengthy Senate Transportation Committee hearing highlighted the urgency for Washington to act on transportation emissions, benefits to rural communities and cleaner air quality, and the depth of community concern for well-being related to climate change.