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NYCC Members and the Living Wage

Last Monday saw hundreds of New Yorkers gathering to commemorate the life and untimely death of the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr.; and to hold forth on the  Living Wage.  NYCC’s own Michael Valdez joined us, and the Huffington Post captured … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Living Wage

Monday was the 43rd Anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.  NYCC joined with several other organizations to commemorate the man and hold true to mission, that of justice, equality, and opportunity for every single one of us.  A Living … Continue reading

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100 Years Fighting For Workers’ Rights

Probably you’ve never heard of Clara Lemlich Shavelson. She gained prominence around 100 years ago, trying to organize garment workers in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Considered a “radical,” she was ignored by most New Yorkers until a fire at a … Continue reading

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