And they're sectors that are largely filled by low-wage women and people of color" Kim Bobo, executive director of Interfaith Worker Justice, told NCR.
What does IWJ stand for?
IWJ stands for Interfaith Worker Justice (Chicago, IL)
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- International Workshop on Image and Signal Processing
- Issue While in Stock
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- Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science
- Integrated Weapons Interface Unit (B-52 weapon system)
- International Who-Is-Who (Hungarian social networking site)
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- Indigenous Women for Justice
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- International Women Judges Foundation (IAWJ educational arm; Washington, DC)
- International Watch & Jewelry Guild (Houston, TX)
- International Workshop on Junction Technology
- Immigrant Women's Job Placement Centre (Toronto, Canada)
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The coalition includes the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), Nebraska Appleseed Center for Law in the Public Interest, Alabama Appleseed Center for Law and Justice, Coalition of Poultry Workers, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, Farmworker Advocacy Network, Heartland Workers Center, Interfaith Worker Justice, Midwest Coalition for Human Rights, National Council for Occupational Safety and Health, North Carolina Justice Center, Northwest Arkansas Worker Justice Center, Refugee Women's Network, Student Action with Farmworkers and Western North Carolina Workers' Center.
Throughout her career, which has included stints as an organizer for Bread for the World, as the "church lady" in a training center for organizers, and as the founder and director of Interfaith Worker Justice (IWJ), Bobo has consistently worked to energize faith communities in the pursuit of social justice.
Other organizations, such as the Chicago Workers' Collaborative and Interfaith Worker Justice are pushing our state leaders to move on two-year-old recommendations to track worker injuries and provide outreach to Latino workers about their rights.
Also, the Chicago-based Interfaith Worker Justice has a broad array of programs and projects related to work and organized labor, with more than 65 affiliated groups nationwide.
He was joined by Nelson Lichtenstein, author of The Retail Revolution: How Walmart Created a Brave New World of Business, and Kim Bobo, Executive Director of Interfaith Worker Justice on a call to launch a broad coalition of labor, environmental and community groups who are calling on Walmart to join them in supporting the core American values of worker rights, quality jobs, equal opportunity, corporate responsibility and a healthy environment.
In April, he was part of a task force led by Interfaith Worker Justice and Religious Leaders for Coalfield Justice to more closely examine the Patriot case.
Read the Interfaith Worker Justice report here: www.