Take action for paid sick days this month!

We’ve got a lot of exciting events coming up this month, with lots of opportunities to get involved, meet other folks in DC who are volunteering.  Check out this list, or shoot us an email if you’ve got other ideas for events you’d like to plan.  RSVP for events here.

July 7th, 2-5pm: Canvassing at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival: Help us get the word out and gather signatures on our petition to the Council in support of paid sick days.

Flava DC (image from Facebook)

Flava DC (image from Facebook)

July 9th, 5:30-7:30pm: Paid sick days happy hour at Flava (618 T Street NW):  Come show your support for a local business that provides paid sick days for its workers.

July 21st, 11:30-2pm: Canvassing at the Living Earth Festival.

July 24th, 6:30pm: House Meeting 101 Training: Come learn the basics of house meetings – a great way to get your friends involved in the fight for paid sick days.  House meetings are small, informal and social events where you can explain why paid sick days are important to you and help others take action.

July 25th: U Street Pub Crawl – paid sick days canvassing: Join JUFJ volunteers, staff and interns as we bar-hop down U Street, asking businesses if they provide paid sick days and signing them up on our business letter if they do.

July 29th: Canvassing at Screen on the Green & stay for the film screening of Norma Rae.

Remember to RSVP here to tell us which events you’re coming to! Contact sarah@jufj.org with any questions or suggestions