Media Coverage
Changing the narrative is never enough. But positive coverage helps.

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Interview: What Are The Most Effective Ways For Workers To Organize? on KALW

I talk to Rose Aguilar on Your Call from San Francisco public radio KALW. Listen on the KALW website. On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Jane McAlevey author of “Raising Expectations (and Raising Hell): My Decade Fighting for the Labor Movement.” She argues that labor can be revived, but only if the movement acknowledges its mistakes and fully commits to deep organizing, militancy, and an approach to workers and their communities that more resembles the campaigns of the 1930s. Read More

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New York Times On Me: In 15 Mug Shots, a Model of Disobedience

The New York Times wrote the following on me: (McAlevey) has demonstrated on behalf of redwoods and rain forests. Against military intervention in Central America. Two years ago, she was in the thick of things as Local 1199 threatened Connecticut with a strike by 8,000 nursing home workers. Now she’s helping Local 531 and the striking janitors who scour Stamford’s skyscrapers. Read More

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All the Issues in Workers’ Lives, Organizing in Stamford Connecticut

Read Daniel HoSang’s Shelterforce Magazine story about my work in Stamford Project. Dan was the first person to write about the innovative work the Stamford Project was doing to link housing rights and workers’ rights in Connecticut. In the last 12 months, a remarkable string of organizing victories involving thousands of low-wage workers and their families has taken the corporate hub of Stamford, Connecticut by storm. Read More