Labor Union Resolution
Statewide organizational sign-on letter
- Our society needs to reorder its priorities (3/2/12)
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and President Abraham Lincoln, while living in different eras, were great humanitarians. Both saw the broader concerns of humanity over narrow individual wants.
- Voces Celebrates Ten Years, With An Eye to the Future (11/21/11)
On October 27th, the Voces de la Frontera community gathered together for Voces’ 10th Anniversary Gala at Potowatomi Woodland Dreams Ballroom.
- Voces to Receive National Leadership Award (9/21/11)
On September 22nd, the National Community Change Champion Awards will be held in Washington, DC to honor “work that reshapes the political landscape and challenges us to press forward toward a better world”.
- Voces Welcomes New Interim Associate Director (8/12/11)
As of August 1st, Tammy L. Rivera will be joining Voces as the Interim Associate Director for the next 6 months.
- (3/3/11)Governor Walker's state budget also targets immigrant workers and students
Governor Walker's proposed 2012-2013 budget repeals access to in-state tuition for undocumented students and eliminates Food Share benefits (food stamps) for legal immigrants.
Buried within his budget address, which aims to drastically cut many education and health services for workers and students in Wisconsin, is a provision which will eliminate in-state tuition rights for undocumented immigrant students.
- Obama and Health Care Reform (10/8/10)
Even before President Obama was elected, the country has been abuzz over the topic of healthcare.
- Students Recognized For Their Work for Social Justice (7/14/10)
On July 20th at St. Benedict the Moor Parish’s Sunday Mass, Lisa Vang and Tylar Moore received the Gordon Zahn Peace Award.
- Historic Worker Protection Passed in Florida (4/14/10)
In a historic step forward, Miami-Dade County, Florida passed a law that will help put an end to wage theft in their jurisdiction.
- Buy your 2010 calendars! (12/14/09)
Come and get a calendar for 2010 at Voces de la Frontera.
- Human Rights Abuses Common in Immigration Detention Centers (8/31/09)
Three reports published in the past year document a pattern of human rights abuses in immigration detention facilities across the United States.
- Brazil Gives Legal Status to Thousands of Undocumented Immigrants (8/31/09)
Earlier this month, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva ushered in a law that gives legal status to thousands upon thousands of undocumented individuals in Brazil.
- Origins of Salsa - Thank you (7/15/09)
Thank you to all who helped us raised over $2000 at the recent origins of salsa fundraiser!
- Racist Terror Attack in DC (7/14/09)
On June 10th, just before 1 pm, a man wearing a confederate soldier hat and a long coat entered the U.S. Holocaust Museum. Moments later, gunfire filled the lobby, and a security officer lay dying.
- Honduras Coup (7/14/09)
The conspirators must be brought to justice, and Zelaya must be returned to office immediately. Please support our country’s efforts in doing so.
- Minutemen Member Identified as Violent Felon (7/13/09)
On May 30th, three individuals dressed as law enforcement officers forced their way into the Arizona home of Raul “Junior” Flores, 29, and Gina Marie Gonzalez, 31. The armed intruders shot and killed Flores and the couple’s nine-year-old daughter, Brisenia.
- Swine Flu Part of the Contagion of "Free Trade"? (5/9/09)
Recent panic over the spread of swine flu, which appears to originate in Mexico, has resulted in calls by anti-immigrant politicians to close the border. But abundant evidence suggests that this flu may be a result not of immigration from Mexico, but of the factory farming that has spread into Mexico as a result of the North American Free Trade Act (NAFTA).
Myths & Facts
Myth: All undocumented immigrants come to the U.S. by crossing the border illegally
Fact: 40% of undocumented workers came to the U.S. on temporary visas, but then found they could not extend them.
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- The Time Is Now:
- A powerful message to Congress
- Workers file new charges as legislators demand accountability at Palermo's: