2024 Holy Week Actions and Observances

20 March 2024

You have two special opportunities to mark Holy Week in sacred solidarity with hospitality workers continuing to struggle for their rights. MAUNDY THURSDAY: Foot Washing Thursday, March 28, 2024 | 12PM to 1PM | Hotel Maya | 700 Queensway Dr, Long Beach, CA 90802 Join faith leaders in a sacred action on Monday Thursday, as

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In Solidarity With Hotel and Hospitality Workers

1 November 2023

Los Angeles and Santa Monica CLUE leaders continued to take leadership and show solidarity with hotel and hospitality workers in various inspiring ways! By the end of the month, four hotels, the Westin Bonaventure, Millennium Biltmore, Loews Hollywood, and Laguna Cliffs Marriott, had reached a contract agreement with the union. Still, the fight for transformative

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Hospitality Workers

16 June 2023

These dedicated workers are prepared to take action in order to secure fair treatment, including living wages, quality healthcare, a better pension, and appropriate staffing. At CLUE, we hold labor in high esteem and recognize its inherent dignity and stand in solidarity with hospitality workers. On Thursday, June 8, Unite Here Local 11 announced that

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Giants Of Justice 2023

16 June 2023

We celebrated the immense accomplishments that arise when we unite in solidarity to uplift the worth of laborers and immigrants while advocating for fairness in the workplace. We succeed by standing together and demanding justice, leading to life-changing impacts. This year’s Giants of Justice Awarded; Pastor Bridie Roberts, LAANE, and JOHN PULVINO, who have tirelessly

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Tourism Workers!

12 April 2023

CLUE stands with workers as Councilmember Curren D. Price, Jr. introduced a motion to the city council to raise the wage for tourism workers in LA to $25 an hour, with plans to increase their pay to $30 by 2028. This action is more critical than ever as the wage rates have not kept up

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10 April 2023

Members, customers, and communities came together to rally in front of Ralphs and Vons in Lakewood to #StopTheMerger, which could be devastating for workers, customers, and communities. Thank you, Assemblymember Josh Lowenthal Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy CLUE: Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice Long Beach Residents Empowered for coming out and supporting workers!

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7 April 2023

On Good Friday in Downtown Los Angeles, CLUE faith leaders from across Southern California united with Los Angeles Catholic Worker and UNITE HERE Local 11 for an unforgettable Stations of the Workers’ Cross event! Remembering the sufferings of Christ in Christian faith traditions alongside the struggles of hospitality workers in Southern California and beyond, we

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4 April 2023

Liberation for All . Temple Israel’s Social Action Committee & Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice (CLUE), organized by Rev. Mary Duong, hosted an Interfaith Worker Justice Passover Seder. We related the Passover story of the Jewish people’s Exodus from their oppression in ancient Egypt to the current context of hospitality workers seeking an

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Housing Justice

1 April 2023

On March 31, 2023, it was our joy to join hundreds of housing justice supporters in LA to celebrate our resounding victory last November with United to House L.A., commemorate the beginning of its implementation as April begins, and reinvest in the power and solidarity of our multiracial and vibrant coalition for affordable housing, worker

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Grocery Workers across So Cal continue to demand decent pay and fair scheduling even as they ponder a decision to strike.

17 March 2022

A January 2022 Economic Roundtable report highlighted the desperate plights of grocery workers including low-wages and last-minute scheduling that sends them scrambling to find childcare and transportation.  The study is a lot to digest, but the bottom line is this: Kroger (Ralphs/Food 4 Less) is extracting profit and exploiting workers to maximize CEO pay and

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