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Long Island Jobs with Justice 2017 Conference

  • Touro Law Center Central Islip, NY (map)


Keynote Speaker: Sarita Gupta, Executive Director of National Jobs with Justice

$30 (by March 24th) / $35 (after March 24th) 


How Personal Narratives Can Power Community Organizing (Part 1&2) – Session A & B (must attend both) This workshop will be a hands1on session on how to gather and use personal stories to mobilize grassroots organizing for economic justice.

Bridging Long Island Race and Class Divides on Economic Justice – Session A ONLY This workshop will discuss the intersection between race and class and how it impacts and determines our relationship to power, privilege and economic justice. Workshop panelists will discuss local strategies.

Widening the Movement for Workers’ Rights on Long Island – Session B ONLY This workshop will profile current union and community organizing campaigns as well as union efforts around economic development to connect labor issues with the interests of the wider public.

Messaging Economic Justice So It Resonates with the Public (repeated twice) – Session A & B This interactive workshop will lift up strategies for framing and messaging economic justice in order to effectively talk about income inequality, galvanize a base, and isolate opposition.

How Congregations Can Dialogue & Advocate to Support Immigrant Justice (Part 1&2)

– Session A & B (must attend both) This workshop will use the Fairfield University toolkit “One Parish/One Community” as well as JwJ faith immigration toolkits to help congregations speak about, organize and advocate for comprehensive immigration reform.

Organizing Communities to Resist Deportations (repeated twice) – Session A & B This workshop will present strategies to support communities organizing resistance to deportations through court accompaniment and community rapid response actions.

Online: register and pay online here
By mail: See attached registration form

Earlier Event: April 6
Raising Voices General Meeting
Later Event: April 15
Tax Day March