As we approach the 25th anniversary of Justice for Janitors demonstrations that sparked the modern movement for $15 an hour minimum wage, we celebrate the sacrifice and hard work of janitors that contributed to changing the way the world looks …
WHAT: Protest against treatment of maintenance workers in controversial high-rise apartment project.
WHEN: Thursday, October 23rd at noon.
WHERE: Park Merced External Leasing Office. 3711 Nineteenth AVE, San Francisco, CA 94132.
WHO: Event speakers will include Matt Petersen, Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Los Angeles; Aida Barragan, Executive Director, BSP; Dominique Smith, Executive Director, USGBC-LA; David Huerta, President, SEIU-United Service Workers West; Michele Ware, BOMA-GLA President; and Ana Velasquez, program-Certified green janitor, for DMS at City National Plaza. (English and Spanish interview opportunities available.)
“The lawsuit trying to stop DACA and DAPA from going into effect is just a political stunt that the court system will soon reject,” Huerta continued. “It’s important for our community to continue to get ready to apply for those programs so they can become eligible as soon as possible.”