Today marks the fifth anniversary of the last time minimum wage workers received a raise. At $7.25 an hour ($2.13 for tipped workers), the federal minimum wage keeps low-wage workers across the United States in poverty.
Show your support for increasing the federal minimum wage. Share your #WageOutrage selfie or comment today!
Help us send a strong message to Detroit’s mayor, Water and Sewerage Department director, and emergency manager. Sign our petition before it closes at midnight: uusc.org/detroit
"Water is not affordable if the person must give up another human right to pay for water and sanitation services," — Patricia Jones, a senior program leader at UUSC
(Source: The Atlantic)
Water is not a luxury good. It is a basic human right due to all people, including low-income individuals and families. Sign our petition opposing the mass water shutoffs in Detroit, Mich.
The latest issue of Toward Justice is online now!
Life in the Haiti Eco-village: UUSC and MPP
I know the people of Haiti face huge challenges, but overwhelmingly my experience of the country and its people is one of hope, of strength, of transformation.
—Jessica L. Atcheson, Reflections on the Haiti Eco-Villages