Miscellaneous

BY Heather Norris
February 6, 2014

Religious leaders from around the city of Baltimore joined with state and local officials Monday to call for a higher minimum wage in Maryland. The Feb. 3 rally, which was organized by Raise Maryland, a grassroots campaign that has been at the center of the minimum-wage movement, took place at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic CONTINUE »

February 6, 2014

Fifty-nine percent of all wage and salary workers — or 75.3 million people — are paid hourly rates in the U.S., according to 2012 figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Of these people, 3.6 million earn exactly $7.25 per hour or less. Women are the most affected by low wages, as 6 percent of CONTINUE »

January 30, 2014

Feb. 4 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. •  Inclusion Works: Guiding the Way to an Inclusive Community at Weinberg Park Heights JCC; Shelly Christensen, founder/executive director of Inclusion Innovations and co-founder of JDAM, will facilitate; Stan Goldman will be the featured speaker. • For information, contact Renee Dain at 410-369-9235 or rdain@associated.org; for registration, CONTINUE »