On August 6th, three activists from North Texas Jobs with Justice joined leaders from the Western Region for a planning meeting at the CWA hall in Denver. Regional organizer Huy Yong presided over activists from Denver, Portland, Seattle andTucson. Reverend Ed Middle joined Gene and Elaine Lantz for the session.
Reverend Ed Middleton and Elaine Lantz participated
Brother Yong started the session with an outstanding Power Point presentation that is expected to arrive in Dallas before our August 11 meeting. After reviewing our many recent accomplishments, the groups turned attention to the upcoming National Action Day, September 15. The economic mess, especially the jobs crisis, is our focus. Several groups are expected to protest at the offices of especially anti-worker congresspersons. Others will focus on financial institutions. Our group talked a lot about the importance of working with local groups against layoffs and cuts in government services.