A pocos días de saber si Demián Bichir se llevará un Oscar por su papel en la cinta, estos jornaleros vieron la película con el director Chris Weitz.
Remarks of AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka
National Day Laborers’ Organizing Network 6th Annual Convention
I’m proud to stand with you because I don’t know of anyone who is working as hard as you are to force the United States to live up to and fully honor its democratic ideals.
Organizing — coming together — is one of our greatest values.
The pursuit of justice is one of our greatest values.
Uniting for justice in the face of prejudice, under threat of official reprisal, against loud public condemnation, is what makes this nation great.
Every year for the past 10 years, the National Day Laborer Organizing Network has convened labor organizers and low-wage workers from around the country to discuss strategy and networking. But the intersection of policy and personal experience appears to dominate this year’s meeting. – KPCC 02.20.2012
Three hundred immigrant day laborers and activists from around the country are meeting this week in Los Angeles to exchange labor organizing tactics, and to discuss immigration. – The California Report 02.20.2012
Estar organizados es la clave para los participantes de la sexta asamblea nacional de la Red Nacional de Jornaleros (NDLON, there por sus siglas en inglés), que se realiza desde el 19 y hasta el 23 de febrero en el hotel Sheraton del centro de Los Ángeles. Ayer, cientos de trabajadores de 14 diferentes estados de la nación, presenciaron charlas por pa
The way Omar Sierra remembers it, dozens of day laborers gathered in the Kmart parking lot that day more than 15 years ago. A county mobile health clinic arrived with a mariachi band and free food and offered HIV tests to those waiting for work. Sierra got in line and sat for his test. He heard a commotion, turned and saw men running. He thought
The importance of this assembly can be marked by simply looking at what many of us faced in order to arrive here. We travelled in caravans through 287(g) country, seek risking interfacing with police officers who double as deportation agents, view in order to challenge the polimigra. We left kitchen tables stacked high with frequent bills and street corners frequented by too few jobs during winter months. Carrying the fake checks of contractors in our pockets and the echo of hateful cries of minutemen in our ears, we’ve come together to turn the tide.
Miles de jornaleros viajan este lunes a Los Ángeles, donde celebran a partir de hoy su Sexta Asamblea Nacional y planean realizar una protesta frente a las oficinas del alguacil. El coordinador de la Red Nacional de Jornaleros, case Pablo Alvarado, dijo a Notimex que la forma en que los grupos de trabajadores van llegando a Los Ángeles demuestra la f