This year’s “I’ll Be There” Awards are less than a week away. SEIU 32BJ and UNITE HERE Local 23 head up the October 26th event as the DC Jobs With Justice coalition celebrates their organizing victories at the DC-area airports including a $12.75 minimum wage for contract workers. Click here now for details and to order tickets. Other awardees include the NEAR Act campaign leaders for winning legislation and funding for community-led violence prevention efforts, the DMV Sanctuary Congregation Network for creating a network of congregations dedicated to providing support and solidarity to neighbors, friends, and family who fear being detained, deported or profiled, and DC High School Walk-Out leaders for organizing a District-wide walk-out of students to show youth power and values after the 2016 presidential election.
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