Poverty... is primarily due to the fact ... that society is organized upon a basis of injustice and not of justice, and is permeated by the spirit of selfishness and not of love.

John Haynes Holmes

Breaking Faith: Outsourcing and the Damage Done to our Communities

Our report following a four-month international investigation into Mondelēz outsourcing of good, family-sustaining jobs to Mexico where workers only make about a dollar an hour. READ THE REPORT >>

Everybody’s Got the Right to Live, continued...

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by Julian Medrano

Another critical pillar in improving lives and creating a just economy is ensuring that working people have access to paid sick days and paid family leave. The passage of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was a powerful step forward and provided millions with the right to take time to nurture their newborns, care for their loved ones, and care for their own health without fear of losing their jobs. But i...

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Everybody's Got the Right to Live: Poor People's Campaign Week 5

Poor People's Campaignphoto from Poor People's Campaign

by Julian Medrano

Across the country, people of faith and goodwill kicked off week five of the Poor People’s Campaign to draw attention to systemic poverty, jobs, income & housing. We join them in asserting: Everybody’s got the right to live!

This week’s ...

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Faithful Letter Opposing Increased Line Speeds in Meat Packing

Carmen RottenbergDeputy Under Secretary for Food SafetyFood Safety Inspection ServiceU.S. Department of AgricultureWashington, D.C.

Dear Deputy Under Secretary Rottenberg,

We are a group of national faith-based organizations from various faith traditions and we are writing to you because our shared values call on us to advocate on behalf of the workers in the meat packing industry. We believe that all wo...

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Stop Wage Theft

Have you been a victim of wage theft?

Working off the clock, stealing tips, not paying overtime, or misclassifying workers are just a few ways dishonest employers might steal wages.

Learn to spot the signs and fight back here