News and Updates
It is with great enthusiasm that we announce our 23rd Anniversary Celebration and Dinner and invite you to Stand Up: Live Better! Saturday, May 31st, at 6pm. Tom Leedham and Teamsters 206 are graciously hosting our event at their hall at 1860 NE 162nd.
Workers Rights Board Hearing - Defending Quality Higher Education: Working and Learning Conditions at PSU
When: Thursday, April 3, 7pm.
Where: Native American Student and Community Center PSU, 710 SW Jackson St.
Come hear panel members State Senator Michael Dembrow, former State Senator Avel Gordly, Rev Andrea Cano, Pastor David Wheeler, State Rep. Jennifer Williamson and Oregon Student Association Director Emma Kallaway respond to testimony from PSU students, faculty, and staff.
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The idea is to list all the information that is shared at our monthly Steering Committee—now it’s all here in one place, for folks to use in their union newsletters, church bulletins, email lists, or just to stick up on the fridge.
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The JwJ Steering Committee expresses its solidarity with striking Medford teachers.
The idea is to list all the information that is shared at our monthly Steering Committee—now it’s all here in one place, for folks to use in their union newsletters, church bulletins, email lists, or just to stick up on the fridge. (Apologies in advance for any accidental omissions; please check with event organizers to confirm any details, or call JwJ 503-236-5573.) For more information or to make an online donation please visit http://www.jwjpdx.org.
Peter Parks made this video of the parents, students and community rally for the teachers on December 18th. If you missed it, check out the powerful speeches now.
Congratulations to NABET-CWA on winning Scrooge of the Year for their candidate KOIN TV!
Thank you to every one who nominated a candidate. You all ran great campaigns. Big thanks as always to the Peace House for hosting, Captured By Porches for donating beer, and our awesome volunteers for all their hard work!
Over 100 parents, students and community members rallied today, Wednesday, December 18, to support teachers in their fight for good schools and a decent contract