Tag Archives | economic justice

Film Screening: ‘The World According to Monsanto’

Aside from the policies that make access to food possible for low-income Americans, corporate control over production and distribution plays a huge role in the political economy of food.  You can learn more about this with us as Just Harvest is co-sponsoring the East End Food Co-Op’s presentation of “The World According to Monsanto” at […]

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“From the Grassroots to Inside the Beltway!”

Just Harvest made some waves nationally recently!  On Wednesday, October 26, the Center for American Progress Action Fund hosted an event in Washington DC to release the Half-in-Ten Campaign’s new report “Restoring Shared Prosperity: Strategies to Cut Poverty and Expand Economic Growth.” (more…)

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Building Change: A Convergence for Social Justice, Oct. 13-15

We’d like to invite you to attend Building Change: A Convergence for Social Justice, a three-day event (October 13 – 15) organized by our colleagues at the Three Rivers Community Foundation!  Just Harvest’s Tara Marks will be co-presenting a session on hunger, inequality and poverty as part of the programming.  Click below for more info! […]

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County Executive Candidates’ Forum – Sept. 15

Please plan to attend a County Executive Candidates’ Forum, scheduled from 7:30-8:30 pm Thursday, September 15, at Pittsburgh School for the Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA), 111 Ninth St., Downtown. This forum is organized by the League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh and the Black Political Empowerment Project, and sponsored in part by Just […]

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Congressional Progressive Caucus Members to ‘Listen’

Join Just Harvest, the We Are One Coalition of Western Pa.,  and other area advocates for fair taxes, good jobs, and a strong public safety net at the Congressional Listening Tour’s Pittsburgh stop on Monday, July 18th, 6:30pm at the Kingsley Association, 6435 Frankstown Avenue. Congressional Progressive Caucus members Congressman Mike Doyle, Congressman John Conyers […]

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Thoughts on the Economic Stimulus Tax Rebate

By Ken Regal, Co-Director of Just Harvest Many of us have just received or will soon be receiving a “tax rebate” check from the federal government as a part of the Economic Stimulus bill passed by Congress and signed by President Bush earlier this year. My question is why do we so readily accept the […]

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