Richard Lindayen

  • State of the Dream 2020 Slides

    Slides for the popular education module in UFE's report, State of the Dream 2020: Building a Fair Economy at the Intersections

    To get the slides for yourself, go here and make a copy of the document


  • published State of the Dream 2020 in Reports 2020-05-18 10:59:43 -0400

    State of the Dream 2020

    All people deserve the kind of economic security wealth provides, but numerous practices and policies have worked to limit the accumulation of wealth for women, and particularly women of color. Considering the historical barriers that block building wealth, individual actions and the "free market" will never be able to sufficiently address gender and racial wealth inequality. The only way to end this outrageous inequality is to attack the gendered and racialized rules that drive it.

    State of the Dream 2020: Building a Fair Economy at the Intersections makes it abundantly clear that entrenched racism and sexism that is fostering and sustaining deep and yawning economic inequities in the U.S. This well-rounded report features research, stories, interviews and a practical resource through a popular education workshop exercise that helps us fight for a fair economy and ensures all of us can thrive.

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  • Coming Soon! State of the Dream 2020: Building a Fair Economy at the Intersections

    We're excited to release the cover illustration for our upcoming report, State of the Dream 2020: Building a Fair Economy at the Intersections. This year, our State of the Dream report will focus on the significance of gender and race in the fight for a fair economy, and will be released late this month (April) to concide with Coretta Scott King’s birthday.

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  • published #ShareMyCheck in Blog 2020-04-08 14:14:22 -0400

    #ShareMyCheck

    Our current economy and government is not set up to support the health and well-being of all people. This reality is starkly reflected in the disproportionate fallout from COVID-19, which while affecting us all, impacts some of us more than others because of systemic inequality and structural racism. However, if you have more than you need right now, we encourage you to join the #ShareMyCheck campaign and pledge to redistribute your checks in solidarity with those hit hardest.

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  • published A Just Coronavirus Response in Blog 2020-03-24 11:44:07 -0400

    A Just Coronavirus Response

    We at United for a Fair Economy recognize that we are in the midst of a disaster, a world-wide public health and economic crisis not witnessed in living memory.

    Building a more fair economy capable of better responding to crises requires a more equitable allocation of resources to communities that have been historically disadvantaged or exploited. As we’ve seen with natural disasters in places like New Orleans and Puerto Rico, crises compound already existent inequalities, causing devastation for people of color in particular, while generating opportunities for a powerful few. Uplifting these marginalized voices is the best way to move forward and ensure lasting, economic change that benefits everyone, not just the wealthy.

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  • When Facilitating Silence Isn't Awkward, It's Essential

    It was the last day of a four-day Training of Trainers at United for a Fair Economy... most had spoken up during one activity or another, but there was one participant -an elder Latina- who had hardly spoken at all. Ok, I thought, no need to push.

    Really though, her silence made me nervous. Did she disapprove? Did she feel unsafe? I thought there might be something we were doing wrong or, at the very least, that we needed to adjust.

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  • published The Stacked Deck Redirect for old PPE page 2019-12-12 16:12:23 -0500

  • 80 Ways to Make your Presentation More Effective

    There are so many ways to turn your "audience" into active participants. We know from experience that learners are more likely to understand, retain, and apply knowledge if they are engaging their heads, hearts, and hands.

    If we want people to take action in groups to end inequality we can't afford to use the same top-down learning methods over and over again. We want people to leave feeling that they have the solution and the means to implement it. Then again, if you're reading this you probably knew that... [CONTINUE READING]


  • published Financial Disclosures in About 2019-12-03 16:46:14 -0500

    Financial Disclosures

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    A copy of the latest financial report, registration filed by this organization, and a description of our programs and activities may be obtained by contacting us at: (mailing address: 184 High St., Suite 603, Boston, MA 02110) or (phone number:(617) 423-2148). United for a Fair Economy was formed in Massachusetts. If you are a resident of one of the following states, you may obtain financial information directly from the state agency:


    Florida: A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM
    THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE, WITHIN THE STATE, 1-800-435-7352 (800-
    HELP-FLA), OR VISITING www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT,
    APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. Florida Registration #CH52009.

    Georgia: A full and fair description of our programs and our financial statement summary is available upon request at
    our office and phone number indicated above.


    Maryland: For the cost of copies and postage, from the Office of the Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD
    21401.


    Mississippi: The official registration and financial information of United for a Fair Economy may be obtained from the
    Mississippi Secretary of State’s office by calling 1-888-236-6167. Registration by the Secretary of State does not imply
    endorsement.


    Nevada: Contributions may be tax deductible pursuant to the provisions of sec. 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code
    of 1986, 26 U.S.C. §170(c).


    New Jersey: INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE
    SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST
    REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM
    THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING 973-504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON
    THE INTERNET AT: http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/charfrm.htm. REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
    DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT.


    New York: Upon request, from the Attorney General’s Charities Bureau, 28 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10005,
    1-212-416-8686 or www.charitiesnys.com.


    North Carolina: Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State
    Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-919-814-5400. The license is not an endorsement by the state.

    Pennsylvania: The official registration and financial information of United for a Fair Economy may be obtained from the
    Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not
    imply endorsement.


    Virginia: From the State Division of Consumer Affairs, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services, PO Box
    1163, Richmond, VA 23218.


    Washington: From the Secretary of State at 1-800-332-4483 or http://www.sos.wa.gov/charities/.


    West Virginia: West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the
    Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. Registration does not imply endorsement.


    Wisconsin: A financial statement of the charitable organization disclosing assets, liabilities, fund balances, revenue
    and expenses for the preceding fiscal year will be provided to any person upon request.

    REGISTRATION WITH A STATE AGENCY DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THAT STATE.


  • published Morgan Cowie-Haskell in Meet the Team 2019-12-03 14:33:00 -0500

    Morgan Cowie-Haskell

    Fundraising and Operations Associate

    617-423-2148 x127, morgan@faireconomy.org

    Morgan recently joined the UFE team as the Fundraising and Operations Associate in December 2019. In this role she ensures the operations of the organization run smoothly and supports fundraising efforts.

    Morgan grew up in Key West, Florida and Marshfield, Massachusetts. She graduated from Connecticut College with a BA in History and Hispanic Studies. Morgan is passionate about joining people and groups, like UFE, that are building the collective strength and insight needed to transform a culture and an economy built on inequity, racism, and domination. Outside of work, she supports community organizing through the Greater Boston Childcare Collective (GBCC) and Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ Boston). As a GBCC planning team member, she coordinates a network of volunteers that supports local grassroots groups by providing free and affordable childcare during meetings, events, & actions so that caregivers and children can fully participate.

    Prior to UFE, Morgan worked at YW Boston for three years launching their advocacy and public policy efforts for racial and gender equity in the city. She also was a staff volunteer for the organization’s high school social justice program for two years.

    She is a cat-person and enjoys boxing, facilitating fun meetings, watching Studio Ghibli films, and curating monthly playlists.

     


     


  • published Training Network Launches in North Carolina in Blog 2019-11-05 14:20:05 -0500

    Training Network Launches in North Carolina

    Thank you to all those who attended the Training of Trainers in North Carolina! Over three days, participants became trainers, gaining new skills to facilitate workshops and build the movement to raise the minimum wage.

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  • published Catch up with our Director, Jeannette Huezo in Blog 2019-11-05 13:19:26 -0500

    Catch up with our Director, Jeannette Huezo

    Our executive director, Jeannette Huezo, has been very busy this year! Take a moment to catch up on the awards she's received, the panels she's spoken on, and the work she's led.

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  • Celebrating 25 Years United for a Fair Economy

    Thanks to all who joined us for a celebration of United for a Fair Economy's past, present and future! For a quarter century, UFE has been at the forefront of supporting movements for economic justice. In honor of our 25th anniversary, we gathered in community to view performances by local and national artists, listen to presentations from movement leaders, and enjoy food. 

    If you would like to look at our photographer Pedro Cruz’s photos from the event, you may view them here.

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  • Report Back: UALE's 2019 Southern Women Workers School

    Every year the United Association for Labor Education hosts four regional women worker's schools. For the past two years, our Executive Director & Senior Popular Educator, Jeannette Huezo, has been invited there to facilitate our "Connecting the Dots: Race, Gender and Economic Inequality" workshop.

    Jeannette had this to say: "We had a great time learning from one another's stories that revealed so many struggles, and also common ground, at UALE's Southern Women Worker's School. What an amazing opportunity to be in this space!"

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  • published Pocket Political Education Shortcut 2019-09-09 13:54:01 -0400

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