Working for Dignity: A Community Discussion on Raising the Minimum Wage, Thursday, November 19, 2015, 7:00-9:00pm, Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (705 Front Street)

Students and faculty report their findings from their multi-year study of low-wage workers in Santa Cruz County and join community members in a discussion on the state-wide campaign to raise the minimum wage on Thursday, November 19, 2015, 7:00-9:00pm, at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (705 Front Street).

October 10, 2015

By , Director, Center for Labor Studies  

This event showcases the final report from Working for Dignity:  Low-Wage Worker Study of Santa Cruz County, produced by the UCSC Center for Labor Studies, and provides a space for a community conversation on economic justice.  It will include a panel discussion on the state-wide campaign to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour and feature local workers, small business owners, community organizations, and experts on the minimum wage.  A wide range of community groups working on issues such as affordable housing, wage theft and legal services, paid family and sick leave, voter registration, and immigration reform will be on hand with information about services and how you can get involved in the fight for economic justice.

Click here for the event flyer. 


The Chicano Latino Research Center is proud to cosponsor this free, public event with the UCSC Center for Labor Studies, Economic Justice Alliance, University of California Humanities Research Institute, California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc., Day Worker Center of Santa Cruz County, and Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History.

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