Tomorrow, Tuesday, August 27th, at 6:30pm at the Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church, 3000 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Councilmember Vincent Orange, Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, Faith Strategies, and Respect DC are coming together to host a town hall and speak out calling on Mayor Gray to sign the Large Retailer Accountability Act. We need you there to help us pack the house to show the Mayor how many DC residents support this bill and how important it is to the future of our city.

You can confirm your attendance on Facebook here or by emailing If you need transportation help, let us know, we will have a bus coming from down town.

If you haven’t yet, you can also email the Mayor and tell him to sign the LRAA by clicking here and calling him 1-888-264-6154

Saturday many of you joined us in commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington. We heard speakers calling for racial, social, and economic justice. Now is the time to take action for justice right here in DC and demand that large, wealthy corporations pay their fair share to DC workers. RSVP here to join us.

The Mayor has said he has not made up his mind on the LRAA. Hopefully this past weekend had a powerful effect on him. He has a chance to stand with the majority of the DC Council and DC residents and be on the right side of history. He can take a stand for the working people of DC and send a strong message that we demand good jobs in our city and we won’t give into threats from outside corporations.

Join us tomorrow to send the message loud and clear, DC demands a living wage!

 Photo by: Karlyn Williams

Photo by: Karlyn Williams