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Selma James and Nina Lopez speaking on Ujamaa – Philadelphia, April 11

UjamaaUjamaa – the hidden story of Tanzania’s socialist villages

An astonishing story of grassroots power and creativity. About time we had access to this leadership from Africa – the principles of Ujamaa can be applied anywhere. Powerful introduction by Selma James, who co-edited the book with Nina Lopez.

Saturday April 11 @ 6:30pm

Moonstone @ Brandywine Workshop 730 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

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Fighting your case to win justice & build the movement: Philadelphia Workshop with Selma James and Nina Lopez

Selma James and Nina Lopez

Coordinators of the Global Women’s Strike (London, England)

Workshop: "Fighting your case to win justice & build the movement"

Friday April 10
4:30-7:30pm Tabernacle United Church, 3700 Chestnut St, Phila

Followed by Q&A; sharing strategies & resources across sectors.

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Peru’s domestic workers trade union demands ratification of ILO Convention 189

 Delegates of the Federación Nacional de Trabajadoras y Trabajadores del Hogar del Perú, FENTTRAHOP from seven different regions, got together in Lima on 27 March to demand that the convention which guarantees their most basic rights as workers be finally ratified. Convention 189 has been ratified by a number of countries, but not by Peru or the UK.

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Sponsors and Endorsers: A Living wage for mothers and other caregivers

Petition to ALL governments: A Living wage for mothers and other caregivers

Sponsors:
Every Mother is a Working Mother Coalition, International Wages for Housework Campaign, Military Families Speak Out, Payday men’s network, Single Mothers’ Self-Defence, Welfare Warriors, WinVisible (women with visible and invisible disabilities)

Endorsements so far:

India:
Nawa Chhattisgarh Mahila Samiti

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Support Raise the Wage in Los Angeles

The Global Women’s Strike/LA and Women of Color/GWS urge you to join us in supporting efforts of Raise the Wage to increase the minimum wage in LA to $15 an hour. As a result of the coalition’s work and other community pressure, LA City Council has decided to hold hearings of its Economic Development Committee in several different venues across the city – we hope you’ll join us and let your voice be heard in support, please see flyer below for locations.

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