Welcome to the Faith and Labor page.

 

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The Faith- Labor Committee of Portland Jobs with Justice is made up of labor and faith activists and leaders who come together to build sustained relationships between the labor community, and individuals and congregations in the faith community. Based on these relationships, the committee works to develop and implement outreach strategies to facilitate the faith community showing up in support of the struggles of working people in our city.

We meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 12:00pm at the Portland Jobs with Justice office located at 1500 NE Irving Street, Suite 585.


Don’t miss out on this year’s 15th Annual Portland Jobs with Justice Faith-Labor Breakfast! 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
7:15 to 9:00 a.m.
St. Andrew’s Catholic Church
806 NE Alberta St., Portland
Live music by Bajo Salario!

Click Here to Buy Tickets for the 2017 Faith-Labor Breakfast!

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Our theme this year is “Showing Up for Each Other: Faith in Action.” In the wake of the 2016 election, many communities are justifiably concerned for their health and safety. This year’s theme highlights the stories of marginalized communities and the actions we can take together to create positive solutions to show up for each other and protect and strengthen our community!

Cost for the breakfast is $15, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Click Here to Buy Tickets for the 2017 Faith-Labor Breakfast!

There is plenty of on-street parking, but we encourage you to carpool, bike, or take public transportation (bus lines 6, 8 and 72 serve the area).


Faith Leaders Speak Out Against Immigration Ban

Jewish Conservative Movement Condemns President Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees

Statement of Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago,
on the Executive Order on Refugees and Migrants

US Council of Muslim Organizations Apprehensive of Muslim Ban by President Trump

President And Vice President Of The U.S. Conference Of Catholic Bishops Stand In Defense Of All Faiths In Response To Executive Order On Refugees

Statement Against Ban of Muslim Immigrants by United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities

Americans United for the Separation of Church and State Will Defend Church-State Wall From Attacks By The Donald Trump Administration

Interfaith Immigration Coalition – More than 3,500 Religious Leaders Sign Letter Supporting Refugee Resettlement  

Other Statements from over 60 christian, jewish, and muslim leaders churches, synagogues, mosques and other religious organizations


To contact the Faith-Labor Committee please use the form below.