Working For Justice

Justice For Workers

Hotel workers have a 40 percent higher injury rate than other service workers, and out of all hotel workers, housekeepers get hurt most often.

“A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is right. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for justice. A man dies when he refuses to take a stand for that which is true.”

MARTIN lUTHER king, jr

Housekeepers are under pressure to clean too many rooms in too short a time, and then to leave them pristine. This means they don’t take breaks and work off the clock to meet their quotas. Hotel workers also regularly face sexual harassment from guests and colleagues, and when they report it, hotel companies ignore them.

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– Quoted Person

CLUE has been active for decades in unionizing campaigns for hotel workers across Southern California, including in Santa Monica, downtown Los Angeles, Anaheim, and Long Beach, among others. We take part in picket lines, join delegations that meet with management, share workers’ stories from the pulpits of our churches, and conduct dramatic actions to highlight the sacrifices workers and immigrants make to survive in their jobs.

Working For Justice

  • Meet the Young Religious Leaders Fellowship of Summer 2024

    CLUE is delighted to announce the arrival of our latest fellows, who will participate in a rigorous training program in faith-rooted organizing and contribute to a crucial social justice campaign led by an experienced organizer.  Caleb Ayers, I am a missionary kid who has spent half my life in China. I am a friendly person

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Meet the Young Religious Leaders Fellowship of Summer 2024

CLUE is delighted to announce the arrival of our latest fellows, who will participate in a rigorous training program in faith-rooted organizing and contribute to a crucial social justice campaign led by an experienced organizer.  Caleb Ayers, I am a missionary kid who has spent half my life in China. I am a friendly person

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In Loving Memory of Rev. James M. Lawson

Rev. James M Lawson, a giant of justice, fierce civil rights leader, and CLUE co-founder, has passed away. May his memory be a blessing and an encouragement to carry on his legacy of organizing for freedom.

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Welcoming Mauritanians to Bell

After release from Adelanto Detention Center in Summer 2023, 19 Mauritanian asylum seekers alight at Grace Lutheran Church in Bell. Learn about their journey and CLUE’s efforts to support immigrants like them.

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2024 Holy Week Actions and Observances

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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Call for Boycott of Hotel Figueroa

After years of demanding dignity in the workplace, restaurant employees at the Hotel Figueroa’s restaurants lost their jobs in early February 2024. CLUE has been accompanying them through nonviolent direct action since then. Now we need you to sign on in solidarity asking the Hotel Figueroa and its agents to rehire the workers it unjustly

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