News and Updates
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The JwJ Steering Committee expresses its solidarity with striking Medford teachers.
The idea is to list all the information that is shared at our monthly Steering Committee—now it’s all here in one place, for folks to use in their union newsletters, church bulletins, email lists, or just to stick up on the fridge. (Apologies in advance for any accidental omissions; please check with event organizers to confirm any details, or call JwJ 503-236-5573.) For more information or to make an online donation please visit http://www.jwjpdx.org.
Peter Parks made this video of the parents, students and community rally for the teachers on December 18th. If you missed it, check out the powerful speeches now.
Congratulations to NABET-CWA on winning Scrooge of the Year for their candidate KOIN TV!
Thank you to every one who nominated a candidate. You all ran great campaigns. Big thanks as always to the Peace House for hosting, Captured By Porches for donating beer, and our awesome volunteers for all their hard work!
Over 100 parents, students and community members rallied today, Wednesday, December 18, to support teachers in their fight for good schools and a decent contract
Ticket and vote buying is now closed. You still can still buy tickets (for $20) and votes at the event tonight.
Thank you to Captured By Porches for donating a keg of beer for the event!
Hundreds of teachers, students, parents and community supporters rallied on the Burnside bridge Friday to support Portland teachers and their struggle to get a decent contract. The school board declared an impasse earlier this week which sets the stage for a showdown if the teachers and school board fail to reach an agreement within the next several weeks.