Voices for Economic Justice

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Just Economics aims to have a membership that reflects the diversity of our community, with an intentional focus on leadership from low-wage workers and others most affected by the issues we work on. Voices for Economic Justice is an 8-week workshop series that incorporates popular economics education and community organizing skill-building, with the aim to build leadership among low-wage workers and low-income persons.

If you are interested in volunteering with Voices, participating in Voices or making a donation, please contact Carmen: 828 505 7466 or CarmenYbarra@justeconomicswnc.org

The primary objectives of Voices for Economic Justice are:

1. Education:

Voices participants deepen their understanding of current economic conditions and develop community organizing skills through popular education workshops led by experienced facilitators.

2. Community:

Voices builds community support by bringing low-wage workers from diverse backgrounds together around a shared experience. The Voices program also strengthens the relationship between low-wage workers and Just Economics through membership and creating avenues for future long-term involvement.

3. Action:

Voices participants take the lead in the movement for social and economic justice by engaging in Just Economics work and mobilizing their voices in community education and organizing activities.

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