White Gold Pre-Party Demonstration


Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 6:30pm

The Uzbek government is throwing a fancy dinner at its Embassy in Washington, D.C., to showcase Uzbek food, culture and heritage to invited guests. We want to make sure party-goers also learn about the yearly ritual of forced labor that Uzbek citizens must endure at the hands of their own government. Please join us for a pre-party on the streets outside the embassy to speak out against forced labor in the Uzbek cotton harvest!


Bread & Roses: “Cotton Road”


Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 6:00pm

Americans consume nearly 20 billion new items of clothing each year. Yet few of us know how our clothes are made, much less who produces them. Cotton Road follows the commodity of cotton from South Carolina farms to Chinese factories to illuminate the work and industrial processes in a global supply chain. See the trailer at:

Worker Justice in the Global Apparel Industry


Tuesday, June 23, 2015 -
12:15pm to 1:15pm
Join us for a brown bag lunch!
Around the world, workers in the apparel industry are raising their voices and organizing for safe jobs, a living wage, and the right to form unions and collectively bargain without retaliation. Hear about the advances and challenges in the Bangladeshi garment industry two years after the Rana Plaza building collapse, and learn about the unionized Alta Gracia factory in the Dominican Republic, which pays a living wage.

Meet-Up for Childhood Freedom with 2014 Nobel Peace Price laureate Kailash Satyarthi


Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 4:00pm

2014 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Kailash Satyarthi, is joining supporters to celebrate freedom for the world’s children — freedom from slavery, labor, childhood hunger, trafficking and illiteracy. This peaceful gathering will honor the collective work being accomplished combined with a reminder of the significant work ahead to make childhood freedom a priority on both national and international agendas.

2015 Conference: Hasta La Victoria! Farm Worker Justice in Global Supply Chains


Wednesday, June 3, 2015 -
9:00am to 2:00pm
The world is fed through the hard work of farm workers and their families. Yet in many countries around the world, including the United States, farm workers are excluded from fundamental labor protections and denied their rights at work. The global agricultural sector is plagued by a litany of problems, including denial of the right to collectively bargain, low wages, reliance on an exploited migrant workforce, threats to worker health and safety, child labor and debt bondage. 

Better Wages and Corporate Accountability to Workers in the Global Supply Chain


Thursday, May 28, 2015 -
8:30am to 10:15am

Two years after the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh, sweatshop abuses continue. Workplace sexual violence is widespread; poor wages and wage theft are common; and survivors of fires and factory collapses, many of them children, have few options.  What alternatives are there to divestment and boycotts, which threaten workers’ jobs? What progress has been made in getting accountability from employers and governments on both ends of the supply chain?