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Richard Blanco present at the opening of the 2014 National Grantee convening The Power of Membership #equalvoicenow
Ready for change! We are kicking off our 2014 national convening The Power of Membership #equalvoicenow
Happy Labor Day! This is Andrea Paz, and she has one of the hardest jobs: she is a mom. “I do the work that makes everything else possible. I am a mom. At home I cook, clean, do laundry, look after the kids, help them with homework and fill out all their school and medical paperwork." And she finds time to do what she loves, dancing.
Read more of her story at www.equalvoiceforfamilies.org. Andrea's story is part of a special Labor Day package that honors workers and the real meaning of work.
Lillian Tillman works in New Orleans and advocates for a juvenile justice reform. She has learned to serve those in need and that success comes from working together.
Lillian is part of our #LaborDay package. You can read her full story at www.equalvoiceforfamilies.org
This is Brandon Askew. He is from Chicago, and right now, he works in a warehouse, boxing cups and getting them ready to ship. He has learned from his jobs that nothing in life is free and that, in order to succeed, workers and families need better pay.
Read more stories like Brandon's in our special #LaborDay package. Visit www.equalvoiceforfamilies.org to read other inspiring stories.
This is Salvador Lomeli. He has two kids in school, and when they first started, he was completely lost in the system, trying to understand how it worked. Today, he helps other parents find resources to that their kids, as well as his, can go to college.
Read more inspiring stories on our webpage www.equalvoiceforfamilies.org
Meet Anthony Dade, a youth intern that is ready to "inspire others." Anthony works at Coleman Advocates and in his job, he has learned how to be a good leader. He is part of our special edition for Labor Day, honoring workers and focusing on jobs and lessons learned.
Members of the clergy across the country sent a powerful open letter to the mayor, police and community members in Ferguson, Missouri. It was shared through Faith In Public Life and you can read the full letter on their site.
Throwback Thursday - look what we found! Let us know if you still have your button from the Equal Voice convenings! #tbt
Sixty percent of poor children have at least one parent who works full-time. Share your own definition with us on Instagram. #DefinePoverty http://bit.ly/redefine_poverty
"So, as we celebrate the legacy of this historic leader, we must also pause to consider that today farmworkers – and others laboring for low wages along the food supply chain – are still struggling.” Read more from Jobs with Justice’s Sarita Gupta at Equal Voice News. http://bit.ly/ifcesarwerealive #cesarchavez #jobswithjustice
Poverty - it's time for a new definition. Download the form and share your own definition with us on Instagram. #DefinePoverty http://bit.ly/redefine_poverty
How would you redefine poverty? Download the form and share your own definition with us on Instagram. #DefinePoverty http://bit.ly/redefine_poverty
Good news! Because we're seeing such a great response to our call for stories, we're extending the deadline for submitting your community hero story! Tell us about the community heroes in your area. On Cesar Chavez' birthday, March 31, Equal Voice News will be paying honor to community heroes who are carrying on his civil rights work.
Submit your nomination at Equal Voice News: http://www.equalvoiceforfamilies.org/cesar-chavez-day-nomination-form
It’s time to redefine poverty! Download the form and share your own definition with us on Instagram. #DefinePoverty http://bit.ly/redefine_poverty
It's time for a new definition of poverty. Join us. #DefinePoverty bit.ly/DefinePoverty
We think it's time to define poverty differently. Join us in redefining poverty. #definepoverty
Tell us about your community heroes, and what #poverty and #justice mean to you. #definepoverty www.equalvoiceforfamilies.org
Read the latest blog post from President/CEO Luz Vega-Marquis. http://t.co/tQGl5OutWP
On Cesar Chavez' birthday, Equal Voice News will be paying tribute to community heroes who are carrying on his civil rights work. Tell us about the community heroes in your area! Visit equalvoiceforfamilies.org to submit your nomination.