With the Trump Shutdown about to enter its third week and no end in sight, the Metro Washington Council’s Community Services Agency is stepping up efforts to assist federal workers facing financial hardship. Click here to contribute safely and securely online (or send checks made payable to CSA to 815 16th Street NW, WDC 20005 ATTN CSA). You can also contribute by participating in CSA’s upcoming Bowling Tournament, which is a fundraiser for CSA’s Emergency Assistance Fund. The tournament is scheduled for Sunday, January 27, with lanes available at either 10a or 1p. "This is a great way for folks to help out their union brothers and sisters while having fun and bowling in solidarity," said CSA Executive Director Sonte DuCote. Each team can have up to five bowlers at $25 per person; click here for details and to register or email [email protected].
Plus: This week's Your Rights At Work radio show on WPFW featured Heidi Burakiewicz, one of the lawyers suing the government over the shutdown, AFSCME Council 20’s Andrew Washington, furloughed DOJ research librarian Janice Fridie and DC Jobs with Justice's Elizabeth Falcon, plus Gali Service Industries' $600,000 wage theft and historian Erik Loomis on the 1973 Skylab strike. Available on your favorite podcast app; search for Union City Radio (or click here)