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New York Care Congress To Build Movement for Quality Jobs and Quality Home Care

On June 3rd, hundreds of seniors, people with disabilities, care workers, and friends and family of people who need care are coming together to transform the home care industry. For the first time in New York City, people on all sides of the home care issue are meeting across generations, abilities, and other divisions to share their experiences, discuss local and national policy solutions, and build a movement that creates quality jobs and affordable care.


BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH FLOODED WITH JOB APPLICATIONS AS SUBSIDIES EXPIRE

Community and advocacy groups, Occupy Wall Street, and unemployed and underemployed activists gathered outside of Bank of America Merrill Lynch headquarters to demand the investment bank create jobs or return the public money it has received.

“Unemployed, underemployed and struggling New Yorkers have too often seen little benefit out of expensive corporate subsidy deals, while having to fight for every penny to fund essential public services,” said Nathalie Alegre, an organizer with ALIGN. “Today we say: another way of doing things is possible, another city is possible!”


ALIGN TO HONOR LEADERS IN MOVEMENT FOR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC JUSTICE

ALIGN: The Alliance for a Greater New York is hosting its annual Movement Builders Awards this evening, April 25 at 6 pm. The event is a celebration of leaders from labor, community and business who have been instrumental in building a movement for a more equitable economy, a more accountable democracy and a more sustainable environment for all New Yorkers.