2022 End of Year Celebrations!

We are thrilled to bring back our regional End of Year celebrations! Join us in person at a party near you to celebrate our big wins – and pick up brand new Missouri Jobs with Justice swag! Thursday, December 1st, 6:00 PM Springfield Missouri End of Year Celebration – National Avenue Christian Church, 1515 S. […]

The State of Working Missouri

Working Missourians are the engines of our economy, supplying the products and services we all use in our daily lives. They harvest the food we eat, build the homes we live in, and pave the roads we drive on; they keep our communities safe, provide our families with state-of-the-art health care and quality education. It […]

2022 Solidarity Ad Book

As we countdown the days until the Election, we are proud to present our 2022 Solidarity Ad Book! This is our biggest fundraiser of the year – and it’s an amazing opportunity to showcase the support from the labor unions, congregations, community groups, businesses, elected officials, and individuals who invested in this project. Their gracious support […]

September Spotlight: Building Power with Faith and Labor

For September’s Building Power Across Missouri, our St. Louis Champions Organizer, the Rev. Dr. Teresa Danieley highlights our Faith Labor Alliance program. Faith and Labor communities have a long and intertwined history of raising the call for justice and solidarity. Together we have an opportunity for faith, community, and labor leaders to discover our shared […]

Building Power with the Neighborhood Pledge

For this month’s Building Power Across Missouri, we are highlighting the campaign at the center of Columbia’s voter engagement wins, the Neighborhood Pledge! The Neighborhood Pledge is a policy framework years in the making. A diverse set of leaders in Columbia’s first ward, the city’s most racially diverse ward and also the city’s poorest ward, […]

Building Power in St. Charles

For this month’s edition of Building Power Across Missouri, I am excited to spotlight St. Charles volunteer & member Kim Davis! During her many years on the assembly line, MO JWJ member Kim Davis has watched politicians in Jefferson City roll back protections for herself and working families. “I’ve worked at corporate giant GM for more than […]

Campaign Update: Funding Columbia’s needs & putting people first

Last month, thousands of Columbia residents let our leaders know how we want them to invest in our communities.  We spoke out, and the survey results show what we already knew: we want ARPA funds to help our communities and those most impacted by this pandemic!  According to the survey, the top priorities for Columbia’s […]

We’re Putting Care Over Cost

When I first began working with Missouri Jobs with Justice, I had already spent years struggling to find health care for my father. My father is a veteran but was denied benefits due to his mental illness. After suffering a stroke and a heart attack, the need for compassionate, affordable, and accessible health care became […]

Labor & LGBTQ Solidarity – now & forever

LGBTQ flag background with MO JWJ solidarity fist trio in the foreground

Labor and the LGBTQ+ community have a long history together. From the birth of the modern LGBTQ+ rights movement to the present day, our communities have worked side by side to achieve victories for working people of all races, genders, ethnicities, and sexual orientations.

Building Power Across Missouri – Paid Family Leave

For this month’s edition of Building Power Across Missouri, we’re spotlighting St. Louis and the fight for Paid Family Leave! As a new mom, with a new family, the fight for all workers to be able to be there for their families is deeply personal. No matter what we look like, where we call home, […]