Interfaith Worker Justice

Contact Information

1020 W Bryn Mawr Ave
Chicago, IL 60660 - 4627
(773) 728-8400 36
AmeriCorps National Fixed Amount Grants FY 2011 (New)

Executive Summary

Executive Summary: Interfaith Worker Justice (IWJ) is requesting $65,000 from AmeriCorps National to engage five volunteers in four communities in outreach to low-income and immigrant workers to educate them about their rights in the workplace, assist them in filing complaints with appropriate government agencies and build ongoing partnerships with the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour and OSHA staff. Participating workers' centers are: ARISE Chicago (Chicago, IL); Workers' Defense Project (Austin, TX); Food AND Medicine (Brewer, ME); and Madison Workers Rights Center (Madison, WI).

Award Information

Application ID: 11ED125782
CNCS Award Amount:
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