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We Rise With Kingspan Workers

CLUE is so privileged to rise with the brave workers of Kingspan Light + Air in Santa Ana, who are demanding clean air, living wages, and that their management provide a fair process to join the Sheet Metal Air Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART) union!

After months of organizing underground, these workers went public on Tuesday October 19th, along with a delegation of community and faith leaders.

Kingspan and other corporations like them are responsible to the communities in which they do businessAnd workers negatively impacted by such enterprises have the right to ask that those issues be redressed in a fair manner.”

Rev. Adiel DePano, lead pastor at Santa Ana United Methodist Church


For more details contact faith-rooted organizer Adam Overton,

A Larger, Fairer Economy

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    On the heels of a powerful Santa Monica Truth Commission where stories of violence, exploitation, and retaliation at Santa Monica hotels were lifted up, 13 commissioners and Truth Commission hosts called upon the City Councilmembers, City Attorney, and City Manager to to investigate allegations of physical violence against striking hotel workers, demand an end to

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Spiritual Wellspring gathering offers sustenance in trying times.

On November 20, 2023, we gathered to partake from a rich spiritual wellspring in this demanding season.  CLUE members near and far heard from Christian, Muslim, Buddhist and Jewish faith leaders about the teachings and practices that sustain them in these trying time. Thank you to our guest speakers: Rev. Jennifer Gutierrez, CLUE’s Executed director

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In Solidarity With Hotel and Hospitality Workers

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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LA Welcomes Collective: A CLUE Partnership with the Good People of Los Angeles

Let’s begin with an acknowledgement that people who live in safe communities, with some modicum of economic sufficiency, do not choose to leave their homes, social structures, cultures, friends and family, and undertake difficult and possibly dangerous journeys to a new country. 

Yet war, starvation, violence and natural disasters are driving millions of people around the world to do this now, desperately seeking a safer, better life for themselves and their families.

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