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1306, 2017

Heat Wave Prompts Early School Dismissals

June 13th, 2017|0 Comments

  In Plainfield, school’s out early. “It’s good because if we stayed there we would be sweating and melt or something,” said second grader Keyly Portillo. Sweat hardly describes it for Portillo. Mercury reached [...]

1206, 2017

Unacceptable! Poor N.J. schools close because of heat wave

June 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Thermometers are rising and more than 20,000 students in public schools in Plainfield, Trenton, and other districts throughout the state are being sent home early over the next two days. With the pressure of [...]

2305, 2017

Asbestos and Lead — Two Deadly Threats that Must Both Be Eliminated

May 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named asbestos as a priority chemical to be evaluated for risk, yet at the same time, asbestos inspections at schools are being eliminated, supposedly due to budget [...]

805, 2017

HIRING: Campaign Organizer for Jersey Renews

May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

WEC seeks a full-time, experienced Campaign Organizer based in our Trenton-area office. The position begins in June or early July, 2017 and is a 6-month full-time position with the option to renew if funding is [...]

2604, 2017

Public Bank Event: Friday, May 5

April 26th, 2017|0 Comments

As the gross inequality between the top 1/10th of 1% and ordinary working people worsens, our state and municipal governments often turn to privatization to combat budget shortfalls due to shrinking tax bases. These [...]

2604, 2017

Peoples Climate March: Saturday, April 29

April 26th, 2017|0 Comments

In 100 hours the Peoples Climate March will thunder through the streets of Washington, DC to demand action for jobs, justice and the climate. Do not miss this moment. There are multiple buses from [...]

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