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12/10/2018 | Published by: ThinkProgress
12/10/2018

The first U.S. charter school teacher strike just landed a deal

The first U.S. charter school teacher strike just landed a deal

In Illinois, the Education Department found in 2010 that the state “has no system in place for [monitoring charter...

12/10/2018 | ThinkProgress | Organizing for Education Justice
12/10/2018 | Published by: Brendenton Herald
12/10/2018

What are ‘community schools?’ You can find out Tuesday

What are ‘community schools?’ You can find out Tuesday

In general, community schools incorporate “engaging, culturally relevant” instruction and health care services —...

12/10/2018 | Brendenton Herald | Organizing for Education Justice
12/7/2018 | Published by: Al Dia
12/7/2018

Philly passes Fair Workweek law, raises minimum wage

Philly passes Fair Workweek law, raises minimum wage

According to figures provided by the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Popular Democracy, 58 percent of Hispanic...

12/7/2018 | Al Dia | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Philly Council approves bills for ‘Fair Workweek’ and $15/hr wage hike

Philadelphia’s Fair Workweek bill is stronger in some ways than those across the country, but weaker in others, said...

12/6/2018 | WHYY | Restoring a Fair Workweek
12/5/2018 | Published by: Metro US
12/5/2018

The Fair Workweek bill is approved by City Council

The Fair Workweek bill is approved by City Council

Philly is following the example of New York City, Seattle, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and the state of Oregon, all...

12/5/2018 | Metro US | Restoring a Fair Workweek
12/5/2018 | Published by: Common Dreams
12/5/2018

Climate Jobs for All: A Key Building Block for the Green New Deal

Climate Jobs for All: A Key Building Block for the Green New Deal

Sunrise Movement is a youth climate organization that aims to “stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in...

12/5/2018 | Common Dreams | Organizing for Climate Justice

Chicago teachers go on first-ever charter school strike, demanding more pay, educational resources

“But even with such support, many charter schools are struggling due to little public oversight. In Illinois, the...

12/4/2018 | ThinkProgress | Organizing for Education Justice
12/3/2018 | Published by: Counterpunch
12/3/2018

Climate Jobs for All

Climate Jobs for All

Other groups like the Sierra Club, Demos, 350.org, the Center for Popular Democracy, the Labor Network for...

12/3/2018 | Counterpunch | Organizing for Climate Justice
11/29/2018 | Published by: Capitol View
11/29/2018

AG-elect Ellison announces transition team

AG-elect Ellison announces transition team

Minnesota Attorney General-elect Keith Ellison announced a 36-member transition advisory board on Monday that includes...

11/29/2018 | Capitol View | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy
11/29/2018 | Published by: Yale Daily News
11/29/2018

Three honored by Jefferson Awards for public service

Three honored by Jefferson Awards for public service

Barkan, who was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in 2016, started two programs at the Center for Popular...

11/29/2018 | Yale Daily News | Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials

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