A Reflection for Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday is the day recognized by Christians in remembrance of Jesus’ last supper with the disciples before going to his crucifixion. This holy day is often honored with an evening service of somber worship concluding in silence. Jesus’ Solidarity with Laborers: A Worker Justice Reflection on Maundy Thursday By…

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Big Share: Big Success

By Bruce Moffat, ICWJ Development Director This year’s ICWJ campaign in The Big Share exceeded all expectations. By the early evening of March 1 – the day designated for online giving to benefit Community Shares of Wisconsin member agencies – it was clear that ICWJ would surpass its $2,500 goal. By…

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Fighting for a Better Life. Luchando por una Vida Mejor

By Sarah Smoot, ICWJ Organizer Last night the Latino Workers Project, spearheaded by the Workers’ Rights Center (WRC), released its report titled “Luchando por una Vida Mejor / Struggling for a Better Life.” Attended by about 60 community members and simultaneously interpreted in Spanish and English, the release highlighted findings of the…

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Remembering Worker Justice Leaders

At this year’s Faith Labor Breakfast ICWJ celebrated the lives and legacies of two important leaders in Madison’s worker justice movement: Reverend Art Lloyd and labor leader Marty Beil. Both passed away during 2015, and they are deeply missed, but they have left a lasting impact on our community. The…

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