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Election 2012: The Results

While CLUE-LA does not endorse political parties or candidates running for any office, we can and do take positions on issues and ballot propositions we feel are important to the work we do with working families, disadvantaged Angelenos, immigrants, and people of faith in Los Angeles. To that end, we endorsed votes on some ballot

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Damavandi Family Clams Up; CLUE-LA Reaches Out

In recognition of Rosh Hashanah, local rabbis and Jewish leaders supported by the interfaith clergy and community visited the Damavandi family, owners of Santa Monica Carwash, on Thursday, Sept. 13th for a faith rooted action.  The Damavandi Family received a lawsuit filed by workers on the grounds of wage and rest break violations in May. 

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Tell Fresh And Easy To Stop Endangering Youth!

Teens are using self-checkout registers to buy alcohol from grocery stores, and Fresh & Easy is okay with that. In 2011, Assemblywoman Fiona Ma (D-San Francisco) authored AB 183, which banned alcohol purchases at self-checkout machines. Mothers Against Drunk Driving, law enforcement professionals, and grocery store employees all came together to support this effort to

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Carwash Workers Courageously Stand Up and Announce a Class Action Lawsuit

We stood with courageous carwasheros on Monday, May 21st as they announced a class action lawsuit against the Domovandi Family (owners of Santa Monica Carwash, Millenium Carwash, and Bubble Bee Carwash). MALDEF is representing the carwash workers to uphold basic labor rights, to seek compensation for overtime pay, unpaid wages, restitution and an injunction against

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Success in Long Beach!

The Living Wage Ordinance will be on the Long Beach November Ballot!      CLUE-LA staff hit the pavement side by side with our partners, leaders from the faith community and volunteers to orchestrate a final push to gather petition signatures to qualify for the November ballot by May 4th, 2012. In just six weeks

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Giants of Justice Wrap-up: Call to Action & Celebrate Our Metro Victory

We hope you enjoyed Giants of Justice 2012 Another Congratulations to our honorees..     Dear Friend: Thank you for attending our 2012 Giants of Justice Breakfast–our biggest, most successful event yet!  Surely you enjoyed paying tribute to amazing honorees, hearing world-renowned speakers, and sharing a vision for justice in our city.   From picket lines

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VICTORY! Toll Truck Drivers Win Union!

Drivers at Global Powerhouse Toll Vote for Union Representation, Clear Path for Good, Green Jobs   Truck drivers at Toll Group, an Australian-based global logistics and transportation powerhouse, sent shockwaves throughout the U.S. port trucking industry yesterday by voting for union representation. The vote – the first in 30 years at the L.A. ports – paves

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Accepting Applications for our SUMMER INTERNSHIP!

    Apply now!! The applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and will be filled accordingly. All internships will be filled by May 1st. o   Online application here: www.bit.ly/YoungReligiousLeaders o   Resume and references to broberts@cluela.org    

 
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2012 Giants of Justice, May 24th

Unite with us to honor the 2012 Giants of Justice and to “Occupy Our Faiths”. For more information contact Andy at (213) 481-3740 ext. 107 Register here!          

 
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Clergy Delegation joins Toll Truckers in Talks with Management

Toll Trucking drivers took a courageous and noteworthy step last Monday in their struggle for justice and respect.  After much hard work from our partner, the Coalition of Clean and Safe Ports, and several CLUE-LA delegations over the past few months, clergy accompanied workers to file a petition for a union election. The petition comes

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