DC Jobs with Justice is a dynamic coalition of labor organizations, community groups, faith-based organizations, and student groups dedicated to protecting the rights of working people and supporting community struggles to build a more just society.
DC Jobs with Justice depends upon the support of organizations and individuals alike in order to build power and win grassroots campaigns. We have many ways for supporters to get involved and join the fight for jobs with justice.
Please join us for a briefing and release of our groundbreaking report on hours and work schedules in the DC service sector. This event will be co-hosted by DC Fiscal Policy Institute and Georgetown University Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor.... read more
Today marks the 10 day countdown to our first-ever DC Jobs With Justice Day! I’ve been with DC JWJ for three years, and that’s been long enough to see the broad and indispensable role we play in the struggle for a more just Washington, DC. Our coalition has a duty... read more
Reposted from Georgetown Kalmanovitz Initiative Blog My time with the Kalmanovitz Initiative Summer Organizing internship not only let me grow as a person but also use that growth to make deeper connections with DC workers and organizers. I am humbled to have worked... read more
Melinda Gaino has a full-time job in DC, but she struggles to make it. She earns $9.90 an hour as a cashier at Walmart on H Street, NW, bringing home about $20,000 a year. That is too little to support the 45-year old mother and her four children in their SE... read more
And since our govt thru @DDOTDC has contracted out the whole project, public accountability of this nightmare is even harder