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Interfaith Service For Jobs: Fulfill King’s Dream Of Jobs and Freedom

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More than 500 people packed the Shiloh Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 16 to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King’s life and call for our nation’s government and its religious organizations to make King’s dream of economic justice, good … Continue reading

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Domestic Human Needs’ Jobs Statement of Principles

January 6, 2012   Reflecting on 2011, we give prayerful thought to the 13.1 million Americans who found themselves without a job at the end of the year. As people of faith, we continue to be concerned about our country’s … Continue reading

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Interfaith Service to Honor King’s Commitment to Worker Justice – January 16th

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Faith Advocates for Jobs will sponsor a national interfaith service to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and to rededicate ourselves to the struggle for worker justice, which he championed up to his death. Rev. … Continue reading

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Half in Ten releases first-ever report tracking progress on the Half in Ten goal

Half in Ten releases first-ever report tracking progress on the Half in Ten goal   Today Half in Ten started the clock on its goal of cutting poverty in half in 10 years with the release of its inaugural annual … Continue reading

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Interfaith Worker Justice publishes an Interfaith Prayer Service for Occupy Together

National – Interfaith Worker Justice published a Prayer Service designed to help people reflect on a moral economy within the context of their religious tradition. Written for clergy and religious leaders, the prayer service is aimed for those Occupying Wall … Continue reading

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EPI – African Americans and Hispanics suffer disastrously high unemployment rates in metro areas

Two new EPI briefing papers by Algernon Austin, director of EPI’s program in race and ethnicity detail the catastrophic effect the nation’s jobs crisis has had on African American and Hispanic communities across the nation. In High black unemployment widespread across … Continue reading

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Unemployment as a Spiritual Issue

In the current strident debate about unemployment, we hear politicians and pundits argue about economic policy. The talk is about deficits and economic stimuli and tax policy. All of this rancor obscures a more fundamental issue: We choose the kind … Continue reading

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