Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Jobs With Justice to Organize Ntl. Conference

For more than a decade, the Jobs with Justice National
Conference has provided activists with a space to come together
to celebrate our victories, share our experiences, learn new
skills, and build stronger relationships. Year after year this
inspiring gathering brings together leaders and activists from
around the country and the world who are working to build
powerful coalitions for workers' rights and economic justice.

The conference combines skills-building and information-sharing
workshops with issue-focused strategy sessions to provide
opportunities for participants to deepen their commitment to
Jobs with Justice at a national level, and to take concrete
plans of action back to their local coalitions. In addition to
plenary sessions with distinguished speakers and skills-building
workshops, the JwJ conference is an opportunity to celebrate the
work that local coalitions have done over the last year and to
have some serious fun! At each National Conference, we also
identify a local campaign where national presence can make a
difference and we organize an action to call attention to the

The 2008 JwJ National Conference will attract a diverse group of
more than 1,000 labor, community, student, and religious
activists from across the country and the world for sessions on
building power for workers, health care for all, immigrant
rights, the campaign for a floor wage in Asia, student and youth
organizing, low-income worker organizing, music, art, fun, and


- Download the Conference Brochure:
- Highlights of the Agenda:
- Issue Areas:
- Half-Day Issue Forums:
- Host Committee:
- Check out the National Conference Facebook Page:


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