Economic Justice


GOLES is surveying the community to find out what economic justice issues are important to residents, and will form an Economic Justice Steering Committee and campaigns out of this community-based research. GOLES is also working in coalition with the Retail Workers union and other groups on a citywide living wage campaign. The coalition is advocating for a new living wage ordinance that would affect employees of projects receiving public subsidies. If successful, this could have a great impact in reducing poverty for all New Yorkers.

For more information on how to get involved in “Economic Justice” campaigns, call GOLES at 212-358-1231.