MLK Day UFE Executive Director Report

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Remembering Jean Entine

Today we remember Jean Entine, former UFE board member, longtime donor, and co-founder of the Boston Women’s Fund. Jean dedicated most of her life to working in the nonprofit sector and fighting for social justice causes. Her commitment to a fair economy and her generous financial support helped sustain our work over the years.

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Standing with Voter Advocates in DC

United for a Fair Economy joined groups including Power on the Line and Alabama Arise last Wednesday, October 5, to hear the initial arguments at the Supreme Court on an Alabama redistricting case that will have a profound impact on minority voting rights across the nation.

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"The Discipline of Hope" - an interview with Eroc

Our Director of Cultural Organizing, Eroc Arroyo-Montano, was interviewed last week to discuss “The Discipline of Hope” with Ricky Grant Jr. In the interview, Eroc shares a brief history of Puerto Rico and how this helped spark the fire for him being a “Revolutionary for Hope” today.

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Office closed on Indigenous Peoples Day

Our office is closed on October 10, 2022, in observance of Indigenous People's Day.
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Worker Stories Video #4 Released

We hope you’ve been enjoying the videos in our worker story series, “Below the Line: Stories from Low Wage Workers in the South.” Today’s episode features Juan Carlos, an NC farmworker organizing for justice on the job with his coworkers.

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Annual Golf Tournament in Boston

Thank you so much to everyone who made the 2nd Annual United for a Fair Economy and Spontaneous Celebrations Golf Tournament a success yesterday! It was a beautiful day at the William J. Devine course in Boston. We are so grateful to the golfers, sponsors, volunteers and staff that helped us raise support for our impactful economic justice work and the community arts work of Spontaneous Celebrations.

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Worker Stories Video #3 Released

Another video in our new series is now available! In this third episode we hear from Marino, a farm worker in North Carolina. He tells us, “If all types of work here in the United States received a fair wage, we would all benefit.”

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Celebrating Jeannette's 21 Years at UFE!

UFE is a much different organization today than when our executive director, Jeannette Huezo, started 21 years ago today! Jeannette is not the type of person to spend a lot of time in the spotlight, but rather the rare kind of leader capable of building spaces where everyone feels empowered to share it. Unlike many directors, Jeannette works right alongside staff and in the community each day to build a more fair economy. 

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Worker Stories Video #2 Released

For months, we’ve been building deep relationships with farmworkers and organizers across North Carolina. Today we are excited to share more about this work with you with the release of the 2nd video in our “Below the Line: Stories from Low Wage Workers in the South” series!
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Generative Conflict - A Follow Up Training

Thankful for this wonderful group of people who joined us at the Avila Center! Our team uses popular education and healing for liberation methodologies to co-create spaces of growth and community with participants at our trainings. Continue reading more in the full blog post!
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Statement on Student Loan Debt Relief

Forgiving student debt is a long-overdue measure that will have a net-positive impact on relieving economic, racial and gender inequality. There is no doubt canceling student debt advances racial economic justice. Black women hold the most student loan debt in the US. But does this measure do enough? ...

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