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Organize a delegation to your Congressperson - Immigration

A downloadable guide to legislative visits around immigration reform

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Immigration Reform Postcards

Postcards supporting immigration reform to Congress and President Obama

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IWJ's Statement of Principles on Immigration Reform

A statement of the Board of Directors of Interfaith Worker Justice (February, 2013)

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Tools to call for Immigration Reform

Resources to join people of faith calling for immigration reform that provides a clear path to citizenship and protects the rights of all workers, regardless of immigration status.

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Plan a Prayer Vigil — Immigration

A step-by-step guide to planning a prayer vigil on meaningful immigration reform

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Immigration—Bible Study guide

A Bible study guide on what the Scripture says about immigration

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Faith Works - Fall 2012

Newsletter of IWJ - Fall 2012 issue

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Ten Ways To Rebuild Middle Class

10 Ways to Rebuild the Middle Class for Hard Working Americans

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Collected Prayers for Immigrants

Prayers from faith traditions honoring Immigrants

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Immigration in Jewish Texts

A guide to passages on Immigration in the Hebrew Bible

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Immigration in Christian Texts

A guide to passages on Immigration in the Christian Bible

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Bulletin Insert - Minimum Wage

Download this bulletin insert for use in your congregation

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Organizing an Interfaith Delegation - Minimum Wage

A downloadable guide to legislative visits around raising the minimum wage

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Standing with Walmart workers: Organization commitment form

A PDF version this organization/congregation commitment form supporting dignity and respect for Walmart workers

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Standing with Walmart workers: Individual commitment form

A PDF version of a individual commitment form supporting dignity and respect for Walmart workers

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Wage Theft Comics

A comic book highlighting the injustice of Wage Theft

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Prayer for Workers' Memorial Day

A prayer honoring those who have died or been injured on the job

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Immigration in Holy Scipture

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Faith Works - Fall 2011

Newsletter of IWJ - Fall 2011 issue

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What Faith Groups Say about Worker Justice

A collection of religious statements and quotes on Worker Justice in an 8 page document.

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Prayer for Dignity and Respect at Walmart

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A Prayer for Teachers

A prayer to share with your faith community honoring teachers

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Buddhism

Buddhist readings and quotes on worker justice issues

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Labor Day weekend for Worker Justice

Get your congregation to honor workers and support worker justice on Labor Day weekend — and everyday!

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Immigration in Muslim Texts

A guide to passages on Immigration in the Holy Qu’ran

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For Dignity and Respect

People of faith across the country are joining Walmart store and supply chain workers and calling for safer working conditions, dignity and respect on the job.

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Debunking Immigration Myths

An info sheet highlighting the top 10 myths about immigrants

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Faith Works - Spring 2012

Newsletter of IWJ - Spring 2012 issue

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Toolkit for advocating for Dignity and Respect at Walmart

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Bulletin Insert - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Download this bulletin insert for use in your congregation

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Bulletin Insert - Stop Wage Theft

This interfaith bulletin insert is downloadable for use in your congregation

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Bulletin Insert - Worker Justice and Judaism

Use this downloadable bulletin insert in your congregation

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How to build relationships with your Federal and State Department of Labor officials

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How to organize a delegation

A step-by-step guide to organizing a legislative visit

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How to organize an educational forum on worker justice issues

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Faith community guide to supporting hospitality workers

What religious groups should consider when they hold events at hotels and venues

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Islam

Read statements and quotes on worker justice issues

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Joint Statements

Read interfaith statements on worker justice issues

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Judaism

Read denominational statements on worker justice issues

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Latter-day Saints and Worker Justice Study Guide

Download this eight-page study guide for use in your congregation

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The Occupy Movement

Resources to help your congregation engage the issues raised by the Occupy movement - and to support the Occupiers who are raising them.

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Paid Sick Days: The Healthy Families Act

This proposed legislation (also known as H.R. 1876, S. 984) would set a national standard for paid sick days.

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Prayer for Public Sector Workers

Download this prayer litany/bulletin insert for use in your congregation

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Prayer Litany - Blessing of Our Hands

A downloadable resource to help your congregation honor work in daily life

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Prayer Litany - Justice

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Prayer Litany - Wage Theft

This bulletin insert is downloadable for use in your congregation

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Prayer Litany - Workers Memorial Day

Celebrate Worker Memorial Day on April 28 - download this bulletin insert for use in your congregation

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Protestantism

Read denominational statements on worker justice issues

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Quakerism

The American Friends Service Committee Board's Statement on Human Rights

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Roman Catholicism

Read denominational statements on worker justice issues

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Sikh

Read about the importance of justice within society

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A Christian Prayer of Thanksgiving and Remembrance

Downloadable prayer to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday

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Understanding Islam: Outreach Tools for Interfaith Work

This four-page booklet is helpful for interfaith work

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Unitarian Universalism

Read denominational statements on worker justice issues

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Wage Theft - An Introduction

Download this 17-page study guide called "Just Jobs: A Primer on Wage Theft"

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Wage Theft in America

Find out more about the revised and expanded version of this groundbreaking book by IWJ's founder, Kim Bobo

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Wage Theft Study Guide: A Jewish Perspective

Help your congregation understand the moral imperative of ending wage theft

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Wage Theft Study Guide: A Muslim Perspective

Why the cause of worker justice is an affirmation of the principles of our faith

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Worker Justice Matters—Bible Study series

A six unit bible study for congregations and students

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Why unions matter - and what faith has to do with it

Labor unions sometimes get a bad rap today - here's another perspective

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Faith Works - Spring 2013

IWJ Newsletter - Spring 2013

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Faith Works - Winter/Spring 2014

IWJ Newsletter -
Winter/Spring 2014

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Faith Works - Fall 2013

IWJ Newsletter - Fall 2013

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Faith Works - Summer 2013

IWJ Newsletter - Summer 2013

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