OBB Training at Ebenezer Church

Atlanta, GA – “Our first two weeks here at OBB have been a whirlwind – a hectic, beautiful, inspiring whirlwind. During our first week we rallied with ballpark workers at National Stadium; took a trip to Philadelphia to support the teachers and Student Safety Staff fasting to protest public school layoffs; and began to get […]

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Cosmo Rally Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV – “I have to say that this has been such a unique experience for me, as an MGM Resorts International employee. Attending the MGM contract negotiations was a great experience for all of us on our very first day. I feel we have all gained great knowledge. The research interns, being able […]

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“Eat the Street” Food Truck Rally in Hawaii

Honolulu, HI – The OBB team hit the streets of Kaka’ako during the “Eat the Street” food truck rally with their guerilla theater skit, entitled “Trouble in Paradise”. The skit received rave reviews and encountered run-ins with the event staff and local police. The skit sought to educate and engage the public through the portrayal […]

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Rally at Seattle Pride Parade

Seattle, WA – “ Pride was an awesome opportunity to connect the LGBTQ community and labor movement, as well as show Seattle about our fight for justice at the Space Needle! Everyone liked our float and hopefully will be ready to fight with us for dignity and equality in Seattle!” – Megan, Summer Organizer, Seattle “This […]

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Victory Lap – NYC Delegation to American Eagle Headquarters

  New York, NY – “The action on Friday for the American Eagle campaign was exciting and eventful. Being part of the leading delegation at the headquarters I watched as the Bangladesh garment workers union representative, Amin, and Unite Here’s Local 100 Organizer, Milan, spoke with an executive. The conversation went well despite the fact […]

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Union Square – Action at American Eagle

New York, NY – In response to the recent garment factory collapse in Bangladesh, Local 100 research interns and OBB summer organizers petitioned at American Eagle’s Union Square branch, asking passersby to demand that AEO sign the Bangladash Fire & Building Safety Accord. “The manager kicked us out of the store within 5 minutes, but […]

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BREAKING NEWS: U.S. Marine Corps did not renew sponsorship of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)

Las Vegas, Nevada – After a nationwide public outcry, the U.S. Marine Corps did not renew its sponsorship of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the Las Vegas-based promoter of cage fighting events. “We applaud the Marine Corps for taking this important step that respects the dignity of our men and women in uniform,” said Beatriz […]

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Adiós Arpaio: Organizing The New Arizona

“My name is Karen. I am 16 years old and I attend Westview High School in Avondale, Arizona. I have been a volunteer with the Adiós Arpaio campaign for two months. Becoming a part of this campaign, where I can fight for the change I want in Arizona, has been the greatest decision I’ve made […]

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