2020 Faith Labor Breakfast Cancelled

Our 20th Annual Faith Labor Breakfast, planned for the last week in April, was unfortunately postponed due the COVID19 pandemic outbreak. When the Safer at Home initiative first was announced, we were optimistic that we would still be able to hold the event later this year. Alexis Herman, former US…

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Alexis Herman Featured Speaker for 2020 Faith-Labor Breakfast

Save the Date: April 28, 2020! The 20th Annual Faith-Labor Breakfast, followed by the Annual Workers’ Memorial Day Commemoration, will be on Thursday, April 28 at Christ Presbyterian Church, 944 E. Gorham Street, with former Secretary of Labor Alexis Herman as our featured speaker.  Her life and work speak to…

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The Union of Saints

A Reflection for Workers’ Memorial Day by Sarah Smoot, ICWJ organizer April 28 is recognized as Workers’ Memorial Day. Today the South Central Federation of Labor held a service of remembrance and activism. “We remember the dead, and we fight for the living.” In the Christian Tradition we understand the…

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Wisconsin Has Become Egypt

A Passover Reflection on Worker Justice by Chad Alan Goldberg, Professor of Sociology at UW-Madison This reflection comes from Chad’s remarks at the 2016 Madison Labor Seder. See more of the Labor Seder The third promise is a promise of redemption: “I will redeem you with an outstretched arm,” says…

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