Tag Archive for Courage Campaign

Senator Wolk: Let’s Stop Treating Farm Workers as Second-Class Citizens

From the Courage Campaign: For nearly 100 years, farm workers have been treated as second-class citizens and denied fair overtime pay after eight hours of hard work.(1) And there’s a critical bill headed to the California State Senate floor — Assembly Bill 1066 (Gonzalez) — that would right this wrong and finally acknowledge the financial hardships…

Prioritize Democracy! Let’s Celebrate on Election Day 2016 – Join the Campaign to Make it a Federal Holiday

Demand a 2016 Election Day Holiday! Add your name President Obama, I urge you to use your authority to make the November 8th, 2016, Election Day a one-time federal holiday. As you know, our democracy is in crisis. Fewer than 40% of Americans voted in our last midterm election, and our overall turnout rarely breaks…