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Center for Worker Justice of Eastern Iowa

Posted by Emma Husar | Oct 30, 2017

Mazahir Salih, a candidate for one of two at-large seats on the Iowa City Council, is focusing on building a more inclusive community in Iowa City by addressing affordable housing,...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Oct 20, 2017

A group of activists and community members gathered on the south side of Cedar Rapids Thursday afternoon outside a nondescript building with a tiny sign: "Homeland Security." They were protesting...

Posted by Mike Kuhlenbeck | Sep 13, 2017

It has been two years since the Johnson County Board of Supervisors made state history by raising the minimum wage to $10.10. After this and other local measures to raise...

Posted by Mike Kuhlenbeck | Jun 26, 2017

The Center for Worker Justice of Eastern Iowa (CWJ) will host a fundraiser Tuesday at The Mill in the name of social justice and set to a Latin beat.

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 28, 2017

The Iowa state senate voted Monday to approve House File 295, a bill that takes authority from counties and cities and gives it to the state in several areas, including...

Posted by Emma Husar | Mar 7, 2017

Issues of affordable housing and discussions about creating an accessible, inclusive community took the forefront Monday evening as Mazahir Salih, the current president of the Center for Worker Justice of...

Posted by Little Village | Jan 19, 2017

Photo by Adam Burke By Emma Husar and Lauren Shotwell A resolution unanimously passed Tuesday by the Iowa City Council reaffirmed that no public resources would be devoted by the...