Our dear friend and sister, Rev. Erin Tamayo, will be leaving for Arizona at the end of 2012. Erin started at CLUE-LA two years ago as an intern, and has been a great leader in our work with the CLEAN Carwash Campaign and with clergy and lay leaders in Inglewood and Santa Monica. We will
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.
CLUE-LA and CLEAN Carwash Campaign commemorated the Day of the Dead/ El Dia de los Muertos with a spiritual representation of the struggle of Carwash Workers everywhere. This altar was set up at the Autry Museum on the weekend of Oct. 29th. The yellow poster board tells 3 accounts of the specific sufferings that are
After a long and hard battle to seek respect and justice for the 7-10,000 workers of car washes across Los Angeles, the industry has finally listened and agreed to changes. For over three years we have organized alongside the Community Labor Environmental Action Network (CLEAN) Carwash Campaign activists to unite community members, religious and labor