On January 17th, members of the Working Alliance for a Just Economy held a press conference
to kick off the campaign to raise the minimum wage in the city of Santa Cruz. Campaigners will circulate petitions to city voters to place the initiative on the ballot to be voted on in November.
Speakers were introduced by MC David Sweet, board member of the Community Action Board
, a non-profit organization working to abate poverty and its impact in the County of Santa Cruz.
: Tim Fitzmaurice, John Briley, Emily Riley, Julian Posadas, Sharlene Cece, and Tony Madrigal. Tony repeats his comments in Spanish after his english comments.
: Download the mp3
(14:42 minutes / 6.7 MB)
For more info or to get involved call Nora at 359 0952.