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March 2022

DC Economic Justice Working Group: March Meeting

March 15 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
DC
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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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Training: Talk to Your Toddler’s Teacher

March 18 | 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
DC
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Early childhood educators in DC are eligible for a huge pay increase, but not all of them know about it yet. Join JUFJ for a virtual 30-minute lunchtime training on how you can help spread the word to the early childhood educators in your life.

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JUFJ & JCA Freedom Seder

March 27 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DC
Baltimore
Montgomery County
Maryland State

For the past 20 years, the Freedom Seder has brought together hundreds of people and has connected the tradition of Passover to current fights for social justice. Join JUFJ and JCA for this year's virtual event as we come together as a community in mutual solidarity with people from different backgrounds, traditions, races, religions, genders and zip codes, to celebrate working toward our collective liberation.

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DC Housing Security Working Group March Meeting

March 28 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
DC
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Care about affordable housing in DC? Want to be part of a committed group advocating for all DC residents to have secure housing? Join JUFJ's Housing Security Working Group!

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DC Budget Hearings: Affordable Housing Watch Party

March 30 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DC
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Join JUFJ's Housing Security Working Group to watch JUFJers and our partners testifying at the DC Council's budget hearing on affordable housing production and vouchers!

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DC Budget Hearings: Housing Services Watch Party

March 31 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DC
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Join JUFJ's Housing Security Working Group to watch JUFJers and our partners testifying at the DC Council's budget hearing on housing services like rapid rehousing!

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April 2022

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

April 6 - April 14
DC

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
DC
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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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Under 3 DC Working Group: April Meeting

April 13 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
DC
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If you want to work to ensure every child receives the high-quality, affordable care they deserve, join JUFJ's Under 3 DC Working Group!

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Passover: JUFJ Closed

April 16 - April 23
DC
Baltimore
Montgomery County
Maryland State

JUFJ will be closed all eight days of Passover this year.

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DC Domestic Workers Demand Dignity: Growing the Movement

April 28 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
DC
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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. 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

Call DC Councilmembers about PFML!

May 19 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
DC

Call on the DC Council to make the paid family and medical leave benefits expansion retroactive!

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

May 23 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
DC

Call on the DC Council to make the expanded paid family and medical leave benefits accessible sooner!

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Memorial Day: JUFJ Closed

May 30
DC
Baltimore
Montgomery County
Maryland State

JUFJ will be closed for Memorial Day.

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June 2022

Shavuot: JUFJ Closed

June 5 - June 6
DC
Baltimore
Montgomery County
Maryland State

JUFJ will be closed for Shavuot.

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

June 8 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
DC
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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 FY23 Budget Celebration – Event Canceled

June 12 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
DC

Sorry, this event has been canceled. Please consider joining one of our other upcoming events.

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DC Domestic Workers Demand Dignity: Legislative Hearing

June 16 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
DC
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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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Juneteenth: JUFJ Closed

June 20
DC
Baltimore
Montgomery County
Maryland State

JUFJ will be closed for Juneteenth.

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DC Housing Security Working Group June Meeting

June 22 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
DC
hand holding a sign reading: Housing Security Working Group

Care about affordable housing in DC? Want to be part of a committed group advocating for all DC residents to have secure housing? Join JUFJ's Housing Security Working Group!

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