Each year during Labor Day weekend, Faith communities and the labor movement to rediscover their common bonds: social justice, equality, the Common Good, dignity and respect of all persons, economic justice, and fair treatment in the workplace. Community and faith groups have created Labor in the Pulpits/On the Bimah/In the Minbar programs for more than a decade!
Interfaith Worker Justice is offering a national organizing and capacity building training in Washington D.C. This training will include a day of advocacy to visit legislators and government agency leaders’ offices.
Agenda will include the following topics:
- Board development
- How to create a fundraising plan
- Organizing and Theories of Change
- Building blocks of organizing
- How to take your campaign to the next level
- How to recruit and retain members
- Effective coalition building
Join us for an evening of good beer, great company and inspiring conversations at Lagunitas Brewing Company's Tap Room and Beer Sanctuary in Pilsen from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. We'll have lots of fun game stations, delicious appetizers and good music to keep you entertained.
Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Proceeds from the event will support IWJ's work to end wage theft, particularly the Chicago Wage Theft Clinic, which is currently being piloted in Chicago. The legal clinic, a joint project with The Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, is free for workers that have experienced wage theft.