November 19, 2011

Kim Bobo, Executive Director of Interfaith Worker Justice, on an initiative by faith and labor organizations nationwide, seeking to develop a more just economic system. IWJ also has written an interfaith prayer service for use by those involved in the “Occupy” movement. Bobo is the author of Wage Theft in America: Why Millions of Americans Are Not Getting Paid – And What We Can Do About It.

Pastor Rich Lang, of Trinity United Methodist Church in Seattle, on his participation in Occupy Seattle in his robes, an experience that included being doused in pepper spray by Seattle police. He calls for organized religion to become a part of the Occupy movement.

Tammy Aaberg, the parent of a son lost to suicide, on the work she has done in the fight against bullying. More about her commitment to creating safe places for LGBTQ youth can be learned at www.justinsgift.org.

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