You Are Invited to Be a Conference Convenor/Co-Sponsor: We seek broad participation and sponsorship for the National Conference to Create Living-Wage Jobs, especially organizations with a primary focus on the quality and quantity of jobs, economic justice, social security, the safety net and poverty prevention.
Other critical participants will be organizations not primarily concerned with employment, but whose goals for union rights, health care, education, child care, elder care, disability rights, housing, economic restructuring, public transportation, environmental sustainability, and the arts would be furthered by job creation in their areas of interest.
The hope is to gain their ongoing commitment to conquering unemployment and low wages-- even after the crisis subsides. This would build on a plans of the National Jobs for All Coalition and the Chicago Political Economy Group to simultaneously create living wage jobs for all and, through a renewed public sector, to repair our deeply deficient social and physical infrastructure.
As unemployment spiked this year, over 7.5 million people have lost their jobs, leaving 15 million Americans unemployed. Millions more are underemployed, and many have seen their hours cut even further. The US needs a strong social movement that will fight for good living wage jobs for all in bad times and good times. But to move forward, we need to come together and develop a shared strategy for how we can be successful.
Can you help? Please download the conference sponsorship form, or print out this page and return the attached contact information.
____ YES! We need strong, effective action to solve the unemployment crisis and create living wage, environmentally sustainable jobs for all . We want to participate as early supporters of this Call to Action for a National Conference to Create Living Wage Jobs.
__ CONVENOR LEVEL ORGANIZATION OR INDIVIDUAL ($5,000 or more)
__ CO-SPONSORING ORGANIZATION OR INDIVIDUAL ($2,500 or more)
__ SUPPORTING ORGANIZATION or INDIVIDUAL ($1,000 or more)
__ CONTRIBUTING ORGANIZATION or INDIVIDUAL ($200 or more)
__ ENDORSER OF THE CALL TO ACTION
NAME OF ORGANIZATION or INDIVIDUAL:
National Jobs for All Coalition,
c/o Council on International & Public Affairs [CIPA]
777 United Nations Plaza, Suite 3C,
New York, NY 10017
NJFAC Primary Site: http://www.njfac.org/
NJFAC Blog: http://www.drivefordecentwork.org/
Please let us know if your foundation or charitable fund can help to support this unique effort to convene a broad range of organizations to develop a common agenda to reinvigorate organizing and advocacy for full employment and good jobs for all.