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This inaugural CMJ Podcast comes to you live from Baltimore where CMJ staff members discuss the lasting memories from the Strong Families, Safe Communities Rally; Karlos’ love advice for the Facing Race Conference; and an impromptu trip to the Great Blacks in Wax Museum in Baltimore.
On August 21st a delegation of organizations from the New York area met with Representative Yvette Clarke (Brooklyn) to discuss the high cost of receiving a phone call from a prison, jail or detention center.
Center for Media Justice and Consumers Union, hosted a Knowledge Exchange in Washington D.C. with a very specific task: to draft a wireless bill of rights that protects the interest of communities of color.
What’s on National Organizer Steven Renderos’ playlist for the revolution? Find out what our resident DJ likes to listen to and get a crash course in some of the songs that inspire social justice movements around the world.
Last time I visited my mother, I taught her how to text and Skype. It means this year I have the luxury of being able to call, text, or Skype my mom for Mother’s Day. But because of the inflated costs to call from prison to home – thousands of kids and parents this year won’t have that same luxury. Find out what you and the FCC can do to change that.
Even though the Los Angeles riots officially ended on May 4th 1992, the frustrations didn’t. I definitely grew up having a healthy distrust of the police, a feeling further re-affirmed through several experiences of “driving while brown”. My mom is right, los disturbios were a wake up call…a call that didn’t end on May 4th but that’s still relevant 20 years later.
This potentially harmful bill is going to be coming up for a vote soon in Congress and in order to ensure that our information and rights online are protected, YOU must speak up today! Whether we’re artists, organizers, or even the casual Internet user our information online doesn’t deserve to be tracked and shared.
California legislature is currently considering a bill that would stop the Public Utilities Commission from regulating internet service providers. With the internet becoming a basic necessity in our ability to navigate our everyday lives, this bill would leave our communities without any consumer protections and in the hands of corporations.
The TV monitor outside of gate G3 is flashing a message that my flight to the Bay Area is cancelled. The long line behind the gate counter cancels any hope of getting there today in time to start orientation at my new job. I’m upset that after everything I’ve been through (agonizingly slow bus ride to the airport, a TSA pat-down and nearly missing my flight) that it must end this way. My first day as the National Organizer at the Center for Media Justice was spent stranded in a city where I was only meant to have a two-hour layover.
In this edition of VisionTalk, Saru Jayaraman talks about how Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United) are building a powerful movement to improve the working conditions and wages of the nation’s 10 million restaurant workers.