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Here's Why Gen Z is Unionizing

Ramishah Maruf CNN Business
Many of the Gen Z generation say they want to join a movement where social causes are part of their workplace values.

Sustaining the Chicano Movement Across Generations

Sonali Kolhatkar Yes Magazine
In 1970, tens of thousands of people in East Los Angeles marched for equality, identifying themselves as “Chicano.” Today, the Chicano Moratorium continues as young and old learn from one another.

Moments of Rupture: The 1930s and the Great Depression

Michael Goldfield and Cody R. Melcher Organizing Upgrade
Occasionally, in politics and social-economic struggles, there occur "moments of rupture," periods of dizzying and dramatic change when hosts of opportunities present themselves and existing arrangements of power are radically altered.

Kansas City Tenants Union: Organizing at the Speed of Trust

Luke Pretz in conversation with Mak, Magda, and Jetzel from KC Tenants Solidarity
We really do believe that organizing happens at the speed of trust. Trust takes a while to form. Our newest tenant Union, the McGee Schiffman Tenant Union, has been in development for like six months before they just became public this past weekend

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Labor Day 2021: UNITE HERE, the 2020 Elections and Beyond

Martin Bennett Beyond Chron
The key takeaway from the election is that workers saved our democracy—workers did the essential door-to-door canvassing and everyday working voters turned out. With their votes comes a mandate for change to help working and low-wealth people.
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