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You Are Invited to Meet Danny Glover – Stand up for Economic Justice

We will have a van available for those of you who will need a ride to this event on Sunday, July 1st. Please let us know by reply email by 3:00 p.m. Friday, June 30th, if you would like to be picked up. Also, provide a telephone number where we can reach you.

Coalition of Community Organizations Communication Team (“COCO”) coco.houston77@gmail.com

Danny Glover has participated in many social justice causes over the years, including as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and as an anti-racism activist. Now he’s coming to Houston to support the Houston Needs a Raise Campaign and low-wage workers across the city.

In Houston, 20% of workers are paid less than $10 per hour – condemning many families to poverty. Despite this, last year CEOs of Fortune 500 companies across Houston gave themselves raises of almost 50%.

If we want to reverse the tide of increasing childhood poverty in Houston and across Texas, we have to start with the root cause: low-wage jobs.

Join us as we call on Houston’s richest corporations to reverse the “race to the bottom” that traps families in poverty.

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