A study by researchers at Tuft’s University estimated that there are over 10,000 wage theft violations per week in Centre County. In response, we organized ten canvassing events, during which we collected hundreds of signatures on a petition calling for local government to take measures to end wage theft in our community.
Part of a statewide day of action to demand a living wage, 25 local people participated a rally in Bellefonte and march to the offices of State Representative Kerry Benninghoff and State Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman.
Find the article on our "Media Coverage" page or here: https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2019/07/give-pennsylvania-workers-the-wages-they-deserve-opinion.html
In partnership with our coalition partner We the People, we organized 52 volunteers to hand out "raise the wage" thunder sticks and collect signatures on a petition calling on the state legislature to guarantee a living wage for all working people in Pennsylvania.
15 volunteers handed out "raise the wage" thunder sticks and collected signatures on a petition calling on the state legislature to guarantee a living wage for all working people in Pennsylvania.
15 volunteers handed out "raise the wage" thunder sticks and collected signatures on a petition calling on the state legislature to guarantee a living wage for all working people in Pennsylvania.
We crowdfunded $1,600 to help pay for a plane to fly overhead with a “raise the wage” banner and a number to text to join the movement! Meanwhile, 18 volunteers handed out "raise the wage" thunder sticks and collected signatures on a petition calling on the state legislature to guarantee a living wage for all working people in Pennsylvania.
40 local people attended a rally and march to the offices of State Representative Kerry Benninghoff and State Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman. We delivered 1,248 petitions to our representatives calling for a living wage to all working people in Pennsylvania.
Find the article on our "Media Coverage" page or here: https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2019/11/we-cant-survive-on-725-opinion.html.
11 volunteers—including a local business manager, a local pastor, and several low wage workers—met for 40 minutes with Senator Corman to discuss the minimum wage.
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