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February 2022

DC Economic Justice Working Group: February Meeting

February 16 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Join JUFJ's Economic Justice Working Group! We work on leveraging our collective power to create a more equitable budget and make sure everyone is paying their fair share.

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March 2022

DC Crash Course: Budget Testimony Workshop

March 7 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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It's DC budget season! Budgets are moral documents: a reflection of our society's values and priorities, and a blueprint for how to set up a fair and just city. Join JUFJ to learn about our priorities for a fair and just DC budget and work on writing testimony for upcoming FY 2023 budget hearings.

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DC Domestic Workers Demand Dignity: Campaign Kickoff Meeting

March 10 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Every working person deserves to be treated with respect, whether they work in an office, a restaurant, a construction site, or in a home. Unfortunately, domestic workers in DC like nannies, house cleaners, and home health aides don’t have the same legal protections against employment discrimination, harassment, and unsafe workplaces. Join us to learn about this critical labor justice issue and what you can do to support domestic workers in their fight for equal rights.

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DC Economic Justice Working Group: March Meeting

March 15 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Join JUFJ's Economic Justice Working Group! We work on leveraging our collective power to create a more equitable budget and make sure everyone is paying their fair share.

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April 2022

Festival of Phones: Call DC Councilmembers about the DC FY23 Budget!

April 6 - April 14
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The Festival of Phones is a way to tell our legislators that we expect them to put people first and enact a fair and just budget. Sign up to make some calls!

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DC Economic Justice Working Group: April Initiative 82 Campaign Kickoff

April 6 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Join JUFJ's Economic Justice Working Group for our April meeting. We will learn about I-82 on DC ballots this coming election cycle. One Fair Wage will ensure all tipped workers receive DC's full minimum wage of $15.20, plus tips!

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DC Domestic Workers Demand Dignity: Growing the Movement

April 28 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Yellow background. Centered white words reading "DC Domestic Workers Demand Dignity. Blue letters reading "Growing the Movement" Four corners with blue stick figures of domestic workers. Bottom right hand corner in blue letters reading "Jews United for Justice. Think Jewishly. Act Locally.

Every working person deserves to be treated with respect, whether they work in an office, a restaurant, a construction site, or in a home. Learn the basics of the newly introduced Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Amendment Act of 2022 and how to talk with friends, family, and neighbors!

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May 2022

FBC and JUFJ: Call DC Councilmembers about PFML and the Clean Hands Law!

May 23 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Call on the DC Council to make the expanded paid family and medical leave benefits accessible sooner!

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June 2022

DC Workers Demand Dignity Testimony Workshop and Economic Justice Working Group Meeting

June 8 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Join the Economic Justice Working Group June meeting to prepare for the hearing of the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights hearing on June 16! Join us to get feedback on your testimony, work 1:1 through your talking points, or just turn off your camera to get your testimony written!

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DC Domestic Workers Demand Dignity: Legislative Hearing

June 16 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Join JUFJ downtown at the Wilson Building to give oral testimony and show support at the hearing for the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Amendment Act of 2022! Testifying or not, join us to show up in numbers and show DC Council that we want to see the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights passed!

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September 2022

Labor on the Bimah at 6th & I

September 2 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Sixth & I, 600 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Join JUFJ and partners for Friday evening services at Sixth and I to learn about the campaign for a DC Domestic Workers Bill of Rights.

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Economic Justice Working Group: September Meeting

September 21 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Join JUFJ's Economic Justice Working Group! We work on leveraging our collective power to create a more equitable budget and make sure everyone is paying their fair share.

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Sound the Shofar for DC Domestic Workers

September 23 | 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Sound the Shofar for economic justice! DC domestic workers deserve the same workplace rights as all other workers. Join other JUFJers for an in-person action before Rosh Hashanah to remind the DC Council to pass the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights.

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