Farewell Reception for Sara Niccoli

Farewell Reception for Sara Niccoli

The Labor-Religion Coalition of New York State cordially invites you to a celebration of Sara Niccoli’s service as Executive Director. Please RSVP using the form below by Monday, February 13. You can also RSVP to Emily McNeill...
A Call to Prayer and Action in 2017

A Call to Prayer and Action in 2017

As we enter a new year, the need for people of faith and conscience to unite for justice is as great as ever. Nationally, we face an incoming administration poised to roll back worker protections, access to healthcare, environmental regulations...

Statement on 11.9.16 from Rev. Emily McNeill

Dear friends, Like many of you, I am struggling to come to grips with the national election results and the cumulative impact of months of hateful rhetoric. I fear for how both that rhetoric and future policy changes will affect the poor...
Moral Revival National Day of Action on September 12

Moral Revival National Day of Action on September 12

On September 12, people of faith and moral courage will gather at state capitols in 25 states to deliver the “Higher Ground Moral Declaration,” which calls on governors, senators, state legislators, and candidates for office to move away from...
Get Ready for Labor Day

Get Ready for Labor Day

Labor Day is a fantastic opportunity for congregations to learn about and take action toward justice for all workers. Labor-Religion Coalition invites your community to celebrate Labor Day by taking part in Labor in the Pulpits/On the Bimah/In...
Faith for a Fair NY 2016 Conference, Sept. 25-27

Faith for a Fair NY 2016 Conference, Sept. 25-27

New Yorkers of all faiths are compelled by our traditions to seek justice. How do we do so faithfully and effectively in a time of increasing inequality, poverty and ideological division? September 25-27, join people of faith from across New York...
Demand Democracy in New York

Demand Democracy in New York

This spring we’ve been reminded yet again how badly New York’s political system needs reform. April’s primary highlighted New York’s low voter turnout and antiquated registration process. Then May brought the sentencing of...
Major Steps Forward for Farmworkers

Major Steps Forward for Farmworkers

Great news! On Tuesday May 10th, a coalition of farmworkers and advocates – including the Workers’ Center of Central New York and the Worker Justice Center of New York – filed a lawsuit challenging the unconstitutional denial to...
40K Striking Workers Need Our Support!

40K Striking Workers Need Our Support!

For two weeks now, 40,000 Verizon and Verizon Wireless workers have been on strike demanding a fair contract. Will you stand with them? Click here to sign the petition to support striking workers. Going on strike is not an easy decision. It means...
Minimum Wage Deal Falls Short

Minimum Wage Deal Falls Short

For Immediate Release: March 31, 2016 Minimum Wage Deal Falls Short Albany, NY – In response to the reported deal to raise New York’s minimum wage, the Rev. Emily McNeill, Lead Organizer of the Labor-Religion Coalition of New York...

Statement on Proposed Minimum Wage Deal

Responding to news reports that a minimum wage deal may include a slower phase-in ​than Governor Cuomo proposed ​and at a lower rate than $15 upstate, Rev. Emily McNeill of the New York State Labor-Religion Coalition said: “Whether in Brooklyn or...