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Join us for the 2015 Solidarity Salsa Party!

2015 Salsa in Solidarity Party Purchase Your Tickets Today Join Voz and Jobs with Justice for our 9th Annual Solidarity Salsa Party, an annual fundraiser aimed at raising funds for the day labor and workers’ rights movement in the Portland Metro Area. The event will include a night of salsa dancing (instruction included), music, food and drinks! Tickets  are $20 and can be purchased below. Funds will go to support the general operating suppor of Voz and Jobs with Justice! Event Details again are: Voz and Jobs with Justice Solidarity Salsa Party When: Saturday, Sept 19th Time: 7 pm – 11:30 pm (doors open at ...

Join us for the 2014 Salsa And Solidarity party!

  Join Voz and Jobs with Justice for our 8th Annual Solidarity Salsa Party, an annual fundraiser aimed at raising funds for the day labor and workers’ rights movement in the Portland Metro Area. The event will include a night of salsa dancing (instruction included), music, food and drinks! Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here-> Funds will go to support the general operating suppor of Voz and Jobs with Justice! Event Details again are: Voz and Jobs with Justice Solidarity Salsa Party When: Saturday, Sept 27th Time: 7 pm 11:30 pm (doors open at 6:30) Where: SEIU 503 Dance Hall 6401 SE Foster Rd.Portland, OR   Salsa ...

Gresham Wage Theft Workshop

by Sara Post, spost@reed.edu A workshop to raise awareness about Wage Theft and possibilities for its reduction occurred on Wednesday February 15th at the Vecinos Unidos center in Gresham. The space houses the We Are Oregon office and works to address foreclosure, unemployment and cuts in services experienced increasingly by local Latino and African American families. The workshop involved representatives from Voz, who explained wage theft to an audience of about twenty, offering first hand accounts by victims from the worker center who also performed skits to demonstrate scenarios in which wage theft might occur. Present at the event was Kate ...

TOWN HALL to STOP WAGE THEFT

TOWN HALL to STOP WAGE THEFT SHARE YOUR STORY, HELP END WAGE THEFT THURSDAY, APRIL 7TH, 6:30–8:00PM WAVERLY HEIGHTS UNITED CHURCH of CHRIST 3300 SE WOODWARD STREET, PORTLAND, OR (Between SE Powell and SE Division, on SE 33rd Avenue) Wage theft is the pervasive and illegal practice of not paying workers for some or all of their work. It happens when employers pay less than the minimum wage, don’t pay overtime, force employees to work “off the clock” or “under the table,” issue paychecks that bounce, steal tips, deny legally required meal and rest breaks, or don’t pay workers at all. The Oregon Coalition to Stop Wage Theft is fighting ...

VOZ and Jobs with Justice Annual Solidarity Salsa Party

Saturday - September 26, 2009 8:00 - 9:00 PM  Dance Lesson 9:00 - 12:00 PM Salsa Party SEIU 503 Dance Hall 6401 S.E. Foster Road Portland 97206 $15 in advanced or $20 at the door Click HERE to Buy Tickets!

May Day 2009 March and Rally for immigrant and Workers’ Rights, Economic Justice for all!

South Park Blocks 1 PM - Posters and Party 4 PM - Rally (Speakers and Entertainment) 5 PM - March May Day on You Tube: http://www.youtube.com/user/PIRCpdx The time is now! As the economic crisis deepens our movements must come together in solidarity to protect our rights and build an economy that works for everyone. May Day, (also known as International Workers' Rights Day), has a rich history going back more than a century as workers fought for and won the eight hour work-day. Today, faced with a crumbling economic system and increasing attacks on immigrants and working people, we must join together to defend our basic rights to health and ...

Third Annual VOZ and JwJ Solidarity Salsa Party

Saturday, September 20th from 8pm to midnight, at the SEIU 503 Dance Hall, 6401 SE Foster Rd For the past two years VOZ the Workers Rights Organizing Project and Jobs with Justice have brought together members and supporters of our organizations for dancing, fun and fundraising.  This year we have even more reason to celebrate: VOZ recently opened Portland's first day labor center on June 16th 2008. With this historic opening, Portland will join the ranks of other US cities that have successfully used day labor centers as alternatives to street corner hiring. The center will give Portland's day laborers a safe and secure place to seek decent ...

Gran Baile de Salsa/Solidarity Salsa Party

Friday September 21st at 8:00 PM SEIU 503 Dance Hall 6401 SE Foster Rd VOZ and Jobs with Justice present: A Solidarity Salsa Party Fundraising Event. The event will include: Local Salsa DJ, silent auction, dance lessons, informational tables, food and drinks and more! Tickets cost $15 and are on sale now! Dance lessons from 8-9pm For tickets and information or to volunteer, contact VOZ (503)233-6787. or JWJ (503)236-5573 Gran Baile de Salsa Viernes 21 de Septiembre SEIU 503 Salon de Baile 6401 SE Foster Rd Hora-8:00pm VOZ y Jobs With Justice Presentan: Gran Baile de Salsa para recaudar Fondos. En el evento habrá: DJ local , clases de-baile, ...

Celebration of International Immigrants Day

SECOND GATHERING OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLE TO COMMEMORATE HUMAN RIGHTS DAY & INTERNATIONAL DAY OF IMMIGRANTS. Sunday December 17th, 2:30pm - 6:00pm SEIU Local 503. 6401 SE Foster Rd. Portland OR, (Corner of SE Foster and 64th) Share in a discussion of the struggles of indigenous communities worldwide and in the US. Also, we’ll talk about current negotiations at the United Nations on these issues. Special Guest: Jose Matus of the Indigenous Alliance Without Borders will talk about his experience with the struggles of Native American communities against the militarization of the border and the building of the fence between Mexico and the US. Other ...

Sep 3 March for Immigrants Rights/Marcha por una Legalizacion Sep 3

Rally & March for Fair Immigration Reform Sunday Sept. 3, 2:00 pm South Park Blocks (SW Salmon & Park) Join immigrant, labor and faith communities in a solidarity march for Immigrant Rights This Labor Day weekend, celebrate the contributions of all of Oregon’s work force and tell Congress it’s time to fix our broken immigration system. Organized by the Portland Immigrant Rights Coalition: VOZ Workers’ Rights Education Project, CAUSA, Jobs with Justice, PCASC, AFSC, SEIU Local 49, SEIU Local 503, AFSCME Council 75, Latino Network, Oregon Farm Worker Ministry, Center for Intercultural Organizing, PCUN, Hermandad Mexicana, Social Activist Youth, ...