Search results for ‘fight for $15’

  • Movement

    Fight for $15 (Minimum Wage)

    The “Fight for $15” is a corporate campaign principally orchestrated and funded by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) which seeks to unionize the quick-service franchise restaurant industry and raise the federal minimum wage by more than double to $15 per hour, using the slogan “$15 and a union.”
  • Non-profit

    Fight Back Fund

    The Fight Back Fund is a left-of-center pro-labor union organization affiliated with and operated by the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 150, the labor union that represents construction workers in the Chicago area. The organization acts as a lobbying arm for the union to oppose right-to-work laws
  • Person

    Darrick Hamilton

    Darrick Hamilton is the Henry Cohen professor of economics and urban policy at The New School and the founding director of the Institute on Race, Power, and Political Economy. 1 Hamilton is an
  • Non-profit

    Asian Immigrant Women Advocates (AIWA)

    Asian Immigrant Women Advocates (AIWA) is a community organization in the San Francisco Bay Area that organizes and trains immigrant women and students of Asian and other origins to engage in left-of-center social and political advocacy, as well as encourage union organizing in workplaces.
  • Other Group

    Labor and Employment Action Project (LEAP)

    The Labor and Employment Action Project (LEAP) at Harvard Law School is a student-run organization at Harvard University that promotes the unionization of Harvard’s workforce and works to advance pro-union policies at the university and across the country. Background The Labor and Employment Action Project at Harvard Law School
  • Non-profit

    DC Jobs with Justice (DCJWJ)

    DC Jobs with Justice (DCJWJ) is the Washington, D.C. chapter of Jobs with Justice, a national coalition of worker centers and advocacy groups that promotes labor union policy priorities and perspectives across the country.
  • Labor Union

    Union of Southern Service Workers (USSW)

    Union of Southern Service Workers (USSW) is a cross-industry service-sector labor union primarily located in located in the American South. 1 USSW formed in November 2022
  • Non-profit

    Action Now

    Action Now is a Chicago-based left-wing activist organization that promotes the interests of labor unions, particularly the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). It was created in 2007 when leaders, staff and supporters of ACORN Chicago left the scandal-plagued, left-wing activist national group, which would fold in 2010.
  • For-profit

    617 Media Group LLC

    617MediaGroup is a left-of-center communications firm with headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts. Its clients include labor unions, Democratic and other left-progressive political candidates, and left-of-center advocacy organizations. Senior leadership at 617MediaGroup all have prior work experience with progressive organizations, unions, or Democratic political figures. Jeff Hall, founder and president, was director
  • Non-profit

    WorkMoney Inc.

    WorkMoney Inc. is a left-of-center “dark money group” 1 with “prominent connections to the U.S. labor
  • Person

    Robert Borosage

    Robert Borosage is a left-of-center opinion writer, Democratic Party-aligned activist, and president of the Institute for America’s Future and co-director of its lobbying arm, the Campaign for America’s Future. 1 The Campaign for America’s Future
  • Non-profit

    The Row Church

    The Row Church is a left-of-center tax-exempt nonprofit organization active in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles, California, which mainly evangelizes and offers meals to the large homeless population. Background The Row Church (also known as ‘The Row LA,’ ‘The Row,’ or ‘The Row-LA-The Church Without Walls-Skid Row’) was
  • Person

    Gwynne Wilcox

    Gwynne Wilcox is a union-side labor lawyer who is a member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), having been nominated by President Joe Biden. She is a former partner at the law firm of  Levy Ratner. Career Gwynne Wilcox earned a BA from Syracuse University and a
  • Person

    Ben Wyskida

    Ben Wyskida is a communications and media strategist who has worked for a variety of left-of-center advocacy groups and grantmaking organizations. He is currently the vice chairman of NEO Philanthropy, a New York-based nonprofit that acts as a fiscal sponsor and funding intermediary for left-of-center causes. Wyskida was previously
  • Non-profit

    Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York

    The Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York (ROC-NY) is a pro-labor union activist group affiliated with Restaurant Opportunities Centers United. 1 The organization predates its parent organization group and was founded to support for the
  • Non-profit

    Vermont Workers Center

    The Vermont Workers Center is a left-of-center pro-labor union advocacy group affiliated with Jobs With Justice, a national coalition of workers centers, labor unions, and advocacy groups that operates a variety of state chapters and other organizations. Vermont Workers’ Center has operated a variety of campaigns promoting left-of-center policies
  • Non-profit

    Communities for a New California Education Fund

    Communities for a New California Education Fund (CNC Education Fund) is a left-of-center nonprofit organization that promotes voter turnout initiatives in California. CNC Education Fund is affiliated with Communities for a New California Action Fund (CNC Action), its sister political advocacy organization.
  • Person

    William J. Barber II

    William J. Barber II is the pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church in Greensboro, NC and a noted left-of-center political activist. 1 Barber is founder and president of Repairers of
  • Other Group

    Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

    The Poor People’s Campaign (PPC): A National Call for Moral Revival is a left-of-center anti-poverty campaign founded in 2018 by William J. Barber II. 1 PPC was founded to build a “new electorate” of low-income
  • Other Group

    Black Leaders Organizing for Communities

    Black Leaders Organizing for Communities (BLOC), is an advocacy and campaigning organization focused on promoting far-left policies in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area. The organization is a project of Tides Advocacy, the advocacy arm of the left leaning Tides Foundation. The organization was formed in response to President Donald