Economic Justice

Courage Campaign fights for an economy that works for everyone, not just the wealthy few.

Find a #CourageousResistance Emergency Community Meetings Event Near You

As part of the Courageous Resistance against the incoming Trump administration, we’re calling for statewide emergency community meetings in cities and towns across California to bring together friends, family, and neighbors to start organizing for the future.

Find a meeting in your area or create your own event! 

Join the Courageous Resistance

A Trump presidency is a direct threat to our safety and well-being. The next four years will require extreme courage from those of us who believe in justice and equality. And we’ll need you - your energy, time, and talent. Will you commit to joining the fight?

Ensure affordable housing in Alameda -- YES on Measure M1 and NO on Measure L1

Rent in Alameda is increasing, on average, at 10 times the rate of inflation. Household income, however, has not kept pace. As a result, more and more Alameda residents are unable to afford housing thanks to skyrocketing rents and the rising crisis of “no-cause” evictions. This is unacceptable.

LA + Parks = Awesome (YES on Measure A!)

Fifty-one percent of LA County residents don’t live within a ten minute walk of a park. By comparison, in New York, that number is less than 5%. Luckily Measure A would help bridge that gap. 

Measure A would provide funding through an annual parcel tax of 1.5 cents per square foot to raise up to $94 million annually to update and build local parks, improve recreation and senior centers, plant drought tolerant landscaping, and more. 

Tell Governor Brown: Give farm workers fair overtime pay!

Farm workers are vital to our well-being as a nation. But for nearly 100 years, they've been treated like second-class citizens and denied real overtime. 

AB 1066 is a commonsense solution that will give farm workers eligibility for overtime pay. That is why we must urge Governor Brown to swiftly sign this bill into law as a champion in the struggle for fairness and equity for farm workers. 

Gov. Brown: Commit to Sign the Stronger California Women's Agenda Bills

August 26 is Women’s Equality Day, which marks the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. It is a day to recognize and lift up women’s political and economic power and an opportunity for Governor Brown to demonstrate his continuing commitment to women and families throughout the state.

Keep Wall Street Honest: End Forced Arbitration

Think consumers should be able to sue corporations that have wronged them? Today’s the day to speak up.

Buried in many contracts you’ve signed -- for loans, credit cards, and even Pokemon Go -- you’ll find a “ripoff clause” in the very, very, very fine print. These clauses stipulate that consumers cannot band together in a class action suit to protest unfair fees, seek damages due to dangerous products, or otherwise protest wrongdoing. As pointed out in the New York Times, “Without the ability to pool resources, most people abandon their claims and never make it to arbitration.”

SIGN THE PLEDGE: I'm fasting for farm workers!

NOTE: FASTING CAN BE DANGEROUS. THOSE WITH HEALTH ISSUES OR CONCERNS THAT MAY BE AFFECTED BY FASTING SHOULD NOT PARTICIPATE. ANYONE UNSURE OR WITH QUESTIONS SHOULD CONSULT THEIR DOCTOR BEFORE PARTICIPATING.

Farm workers are vital to our well-being as a nation. But for nearly 100 years, they’ve been treated like second-class citizens and denied real overtime.

But right now, we have an opportunity to right this wrong with Assembly Bill 1066 by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez.

Find a Sprouts National Day of Action Event Near You

Click here to host your own!

On Saturday, July 16, activists from all over the United States will join together to participate in a national day of action to demand that Sprouts Farmers Market (Sprouts) dumps Nestlé.

Host a rally to tell Sprouts Farmers Market to drop Nestlé

On Saturday, July 16, activists from all over the United States will join together to participate in a national day of action to demand that Sprouts Farmers Market (Sprouts) dumps Nestlé.

Pages

We're fighting for a more progressive California.
Are you in?