Foreclosure Crisis: AJS Affiliates Fight Fannie Mae in LA, Meet with Congress in DC

As part of the escalation of tactics against mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, members of Alliance affiliate Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada (PLAN)  joined Right to the City, ACCE and others to bring the fight directly to Fannie Mae at their regional headquarters in Los Angeles last week. Read more

Make the Road New York Helps Unionize Exploited Car Wash Workers

Alliance for a Just Society affiliate Make The Road New York, along with their partners in the “WASH New York” campaign, New York Communities for Change, have been working with car wash workers across the city to speak out and stand up against the gross labor violations rife in this notorious industry.  On September 8th, the workers at Hi-Tek Carwash & Lube in East Elmhurst, Queens made history by voting to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, making them the first car wash east of Los Angeles to unionize.  Read more