For media inquiries, please contact:rnNikki DaruwalarnExecutive DirectorrnDC Jobs with Justicernnikki(at)dcjwj(dot)orgrn202-543-1541rnrnrn

rnDC 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. rnrnDC JwJ frequently represents its members before the DC City Council and the press. rnrnDC JwJ Newsletterrn2012 Spring Newsletterrn2009 Fall Newsletterrn2009 Spring Newsletterrn2008 Fall NewsletterrnrnPress ReleasesrnrnJanuary 17, 2010: CANDLELIGHT VIGIL FOR STRIKING WORKERS CALLS ON GW UNIVERSITY TO REPENTrnrnrnJanuary 15, 2010: FAITH, COMMUNITY HOLD VIGIL FOR STRIKING WINGS WORKERS, CALL ON GW UNIVERSITY AND CLARK CONSTRUCTION TO REPENTrnrnrnJanuary 9, 2010:AS EVIDENCE OF ABUSE EMERGES, GW ADMINISTRATION TURNS A BLIND EYErnrnrn2009 Press Releasesrnrn2008 Press Releasesrnrn DC JwJ in the NewsrnrnMarch 17, 2010. Immigrants vulnerable as recession spurs more bosses to shortchange workers.” (Washington Post)rnrnFebruary 25, 2010. Workers protest wages at Square 54″ (GW Hatchet)rnrnFebruary 9, 2010. Head Roc’s Mouth” (Washington City Paper)rnrnDecember 10, 2009. As Holidays Approach, Striking Workers at Wings Hold Vigil” (Washington Business Journal)rnrnDecember 9, 2009. Fenty’s 39th: An External Perspective” (Washington City Paper)rnrnDecember 7, 2009. Fenty’s Birthday Fund Raiser Met With Protest” (NBC)rnrnDecember 7, 2009. Fenty’s Birthday Fund Raiser Met With Protest” (NPR)rnrnDecember 1, 2009. Paid sick leave for the worker can benefit all” (Washington Post)rnrnSeptember 23, 2009. The D.C. Council Gets Ethical: Loose Lips Daily” (City Paper)rnrnSeptember 23, 2009. Banks Take Over the G20, and Their Own Bailout!” (The Progressive)rnrnSeptember 22, 2009. Angry About D.C. Child-Care Cuts, Protesters Rally Outside Wilson Building!” (Washington Post)rnrnSeptember 21, 2009. Standing up to immigration police” (Socialist Worker Online)rnrnAugust 6, 2009. Fenty Must Go!” (DC Labor)rnrnAugust 6, 2009. Privatization in D.C. Leads Workers, Unions to Rally!” (NPR)rnrnAugust 6, 2009. Protesters Crash Party for Fenty’s Fraternity.” (Washington Post)rnrnMay 14, 2009.Protestors Hold “Funk Fenty” Rally.” (Washington Informer)rnrnMay 13, 2009. Rally protests Fenty’s public property sales.” (Washington Times)rnrnAnti-Loitering Bill Called Unconstitutional.” ( 16, 2009: D.C. City Council member urges law creating “hotspot zones” overriding freedom of assembly.” (The Examiner)rnrnDC Day laborers demand pay.” (NEFAC)rnrnDC Security Officers Win Living Wages and Benefits!” (UAW local887)rnrnDecember 23, 2008: DC Jobs with Justice names Mayor Adrian Fenty “Grinch of the Year.” (The Examiner)rnrn” (Youtube)rnrnNovember 16, 2008: Many G-20 protests but few protesters.” (Washington Times)rnrnMay 20, 2008: DIndian Guest-Workers in New Orleans on Hunger Strike.” (Alternet)rnrnMarch 30, 2008: Union Reaches Deal With Safeway, Giant. (Washington Post)rnrnMarch 28, 2008: Giant, Safeway Workers Threaten To Strike. (NBC4)rnrnMarch 28, 2008: Grocery Union Makes Push for Public Support. (Washington Post)rnrnMarch 14, 2008: Verizon awaits deregulation, customers await Fios.” (Washington Business Journal)rnrnDistrict of Columbia Nears Vote Requiring Employers To Provide Paid Sick Leave.” (Labor Notes)rnrnMarch 14, 2008: DC Passes Historic Paid Sick Leave Legislation.” (Marxist Tought Online)rnrnMarch 6, 2008: University opposes act for sick leave. (GW Hatchet)