TICKETS I’ll Be There Awards

Each year, the DC Jobs With Justice coalition comes together to celebrate our work and recognize our leaders. Join us for this year’s “I’ll Be There” Awards! Thursday, November 15, 2018 5:30 – 8:00 PM All Souls Church, 1500 Harvard St NW, Washington, D.C. Ticket pricing  Ticket = $60 Solidarity ticket = $100 (your generous donation allows us to provide tickets to other members of the community) Discount Ticket = Pay what you can If you would like to purchase multiple tickets, please use the “Other” slot to pay for all your tickets and send an email with the additional names to illbethere@dcjwj.org.   Thank you to our...

Save Providence Hospital

We need Providence Hospital! DC JWJ is proud to work with NNU, NUHHCE, and the Metro Labor Council in the fight to keep Providence Hospital open. Providence provides essential services to our vulnerable neighbors Wait times and bed shortages are already a problem at other DC Hospitals Hundreds of our neighbors work at Providence in good paying jobs that we need THE LATEST: Time is of the essence. The DC Council has clarified that the Mayor’s office can keep Providence open and they need to act fast! Ascension wants to close all emergency services in less than two months. Call now!  CALL MAYOR BOWSER (202) 727-2643 My name is _______________ and I am concerned about Ascension’s announcement that they plan to close Providence Hospital. Mayor Bowser, we need you and the Department of Health to keep this hospital open because….(tell your story)….I would like to hear back from you (give your number and/or...

Take Action: Stop Limits on Free Speech on the National Mall

The National Parks Service is proposing a restrictive, expensive, and unjustified expansion limits on free speech on land in Washington, DC. For the first time, the U.S. government wants demonstrators to pay to use our parks, sidewalks and streets to engage in free speech in the nation’s capital. This should be called what it is: a protest tax. And it’s not just that. They are also proposing changes that would allow them to: End a protest at any time for a perceived violation of a permit Limit protests at the Martin Luther King Memorial Add uncertainty in the permitting process that would make it difficult or even impossible to plan for buses, sound, stages, interpretation or other key elements Close the White House sidewalk Prohibit basics like literature tables unless a permit is secured at parks that currently require no permit Comments are our first chance to stop these restrictive changes that limit our free speech! Act today! Comments are due by October 15, 2018. Please use this working document from the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund highlighting key provisions in the Department of the Interior / National Park Service’s proposed overhaul of rules affecting the ability to protest on public space in the nation’s capital. For additional information go to: www.JusticeOnline.org. To Comment: Go to www.Regulations.gov and search on “NPS demonstrations” to find the release of “Special Regulations, Areas of the National Park System, National Capital Region, Special Events and Demonstrations” (or search on RIN 1024-AE45). Click on the Comment Now! button The Top Twelve Major Changes to National Park Service Regulations on Demonstrations in the Nation’s...

2018 I’ll Be There Awardees

Purchase tickets here Congratulations to the 2018 honorees at the I’ll Be There Awards! We are so excited to celebrate them with all of you! Be sure to join us on November 15, from 5:30 – 8:30 at All Souls Church, 1500 Harvard St NW. If you would like to place an ad or sponsor the I’ll Be There Awards click here. The 2018 I’ll Be There Awardees:  Special Award: Office of the Attorney General This year, the Office of the Attorney General under the leadership of Karl Racine has taken action protecting workers by suing businesses with a pattern of wage theft, including Power Design, Inc. on behalf of over 500 workers; preserving DC’s housing stock by suing companies illegally utilizing housing as permanent short-term rentals; clarifying the union protections after the Janus v. AFSCME decision and more. Labor: AFSCME Council 20 AMR Campaign The EMS professionals at American Medical Response (AMR) ambulance service in Washington, D.C., recently ratified their first contract after organizing with EMS Workers United/AFSCME District Council 20 last year. Faith: Campaign to combat high DC Water fees This coalition of congregations worked with community and labor leaders to raise the issue of astronomically high water bills that threaten the financial stability of DC’s most vital institutions, including many predominantly Black churches. Student: HU Resist HU Resist has been a new student force in Washington, DC including speaking out against wage theft at Howard’s construction sites, giving needed supplies to people experiencing homelessness, and protesting substandard student housing. Community: Metro DSA’s community campaigns The Metro DC Democratic Socialists of America have launched numerous community campaigns:...

I’ll Be There Awards 2018

On November 15, 2018 we will once again join together for the I’ll Be There Awards to celebrate the DC Jobs With Justice coalition and recognize leaders from our community who are making positive change. Purchase tickets here Below, you will find our online payment portal for sponsoring and purchasing program book ads for the “I’ll Be There” Awards. We do, however, encourage all memberships and sponsorships to be processed directly to DC JWJ by check if possible in order to avoid online transaction fees. Check out our Ad and Sponsorship Packet for full information. Sponsorship levels: $10,000 – Champion for Justice – 2 page program book ad, speaking opportunity at the Awards, 40 tickets, logo prominently displayed in all event materials $5,000 – Movement Builder – full page ad premium placement, 20 tickets, logo prominently displayed in all event materials $2,500 – Mass Mobilizer – full page program book ad, 10 tickets, and a profile in social media and materials $1,000 – Action Hero – full page program book ad, 4 tickets, and logo display on event signage $500 – Solidarity Superstar – half page program book ad, 2 tickets, and logo display on group signage Ad space purchases: $600 – Full Page Ad in the program book $300 – Half Page Ad in the program book $150 – Quarter Page Ad in the program book Ad file formats and size specifications: All ads are one color (black) on white paper. Please send electronic files no later than 10/18/18 to illbethere@dcjwj.org. Acceptable File Formats – print ready PDF with bleed and crop marks (preferred), EPS with all fonts...