Sign the Petition to Raise the Wage

Sign the Petition to Raise the Wage

As long as work is the way that people meet their basic needs, how we value people’s labor is directly related to how we value people’s lives. Add your name to the petition to New York’s legislature calling for an increase to $15 as soon as...
Justice, Justice We Will Pursue

Justice, Justice We Will Pursue

Happy Chanukah! Hanukah! Hanukkah! However you want to spell it, this Chanukah (I like this spelling) has a very special and deep meaning for what is happening in the world right now. Although the story of Chanukah is not real, it still has a...
Standing With Workers Is Standing With God by Rev. Drew Paton

Standing With Workers Is Standing With God by Rev. Drew Paton

On November 10th, Rev. Drew Paton spent the day at rallies and store actions in Albany with fast food workers, and has shared his reflections on the day: The courageous workers with whom I was privileged to stand this week are risking everything...

Support Walmart Workers Fasting For $15

Last week was amazing. On Tuesday, New Yorkers all across the state came together to call for an end to poverty wages, racism, and the deportation of immigrants in the latest Fight for $15 day of action. To all of you who stood with workers in...

November 10th Fight for $15 Media Round-up

November 10th was a powerful day of action, with striking workers leading the way to demand living wages and dignity at work. Strikes occurred in 270, with solidarity rallies in 500 cities globally. Here’s a sampling of yesterday’s...

Why people of faith support the Fight for $15

On November 29, 2012, the Fight for 15 began in New York City when fast food workers walked off the job calling for a $15 wage and a union. Since then, the Fight for 15 movement has grown exponentially and has changed the public consciousness and...

November 10 Fight for 15 Actions Across New York

Take the pledge to stand with workers on Nov. 10, in person or online.  Here is a list of actions scheduled across New York! We’ll continue to update it with additional cities, so check back for the latest information. Binghamton:  12 pm...
Will you stand with workers on November 10?

Will you stand with workers on November 10?

People of faith across New York are part of a growing movement to combat poverty and inequality by raising wages and protecting the rights of our lowest paid workers. A few months ago, fast food workers won a huge victory with the Wage Board...

Want to Activate Your Congregation? We Can Help.

Pope Francis’s powerful address to Congress reminded Americans that, at its heart, public policy is about values. “Politics is an expression of our compelling need to live as one, in order to build as one the greatest common good...

Fast Food Victory! Now We Win $15 For All

Yesterday was a huge day for New York State. The Labor Commissioner approved the Wage Board’s recommendation to phase in a $15 wage for New York’s fast food workers. And that’s not all. Appearing at a rally with fast food...