You shall not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy (Deuteronomy 24:14) Food, and how it is brought to our tables, is a critical issue of justice in our community. The bounty of the earth is a gift from God to all people. Yet food, and the process of its production, has become
Over the past year, CLUE has contributed to significant victories for tens of the thousands of low-wage workers (60,000 grocery workers, 4000+ security officers, 8000+ janitors, 1000+ hotel workers). CLUE’s contributions have reflected the diverse strategies we have developed under the rubric of faith-rooted organizing in support of worker justice. On Century Boulevard, CLUE’s committee
The Young Religious Leaders Project at CLUE is a training program for leaders interested in the work of economic justice. The Project works with young adults, from local high schools, colleges, seminaries and rabbinical schools, as well as at large, to train them in the struggle to eradicate poverty in our community. Through concrete organizing
[raw] 2010 CLUE-LA is an active part of an unprecedented community-labor-environmental alliance at the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles named the Coalition for Clean and Safe Ports. The coalition stands with community members who face the dual crisis of dirty air and poor working conditions. As part of the second largest port complex
[raw] Since its beginning, CLUE LA has proudly walked beside workers in the hospitality industry who are fighting in their workplaces for safer, more humane working conditions, decent wages, and access to health care. Hotel work is difficult, dirty, and often invisible to the average customer. Few people know the level of work it takes
We want YOU to take a more active role in the life of CLUE. As seasoned, knowledgeable leaders of our community, CLUE would like to explore with you new ways to involve older Angelenos in the struggle for Economic Justice in our city. Retirees have two things that others frequently lack: Time on their hands and added moral authority. We would like to think strategically about ways we can integrate your unique talents and skills into the work of CLUE. Please email our Executive Director, Rabbi Jonathan Klein (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you would like to help us think creatively about how we can better capitalize on your gifts.