2018

$1,300 for Haitian May Day!

May 1st is May Day – International Workers’ Day! This day began as a commemoration of Chicago workers’ fight for the 8 hour work day and the right to organize. In Haiti, workers are still battling for these essential rights. Haitian garment workers receive the lowest wage in the western hemisphere – 350 Gourdes, or

Working Women's Day

March 8, 2018 – Port Au Prince, Haiti – Textile workers with the trade union, SOTA-BO, commemorated International Women’s Day outside the SONAPI Industrial Park, to bring attention to their continued fight for democratic rights – a wage that allows them to feed, clothe, house and educate themselves and their families, as well as the

$1,590 Raised for Garment Workers! Thank You!

Happy 2018! Thank you so much to all who ended the year with a contribution to support Haitian garment workers! We raised $1,591.96 for workers in Port Au Prince and Carrefour! This money was directly wired to Haiti and Batay Ouvriye to be disbursed to a group of workers from four factories. They have been unable