AMP: Grassroots²

Milwaukee, WI

Wisconsin Jobs Now!

Vision: WJN is committed to fighting income inequality from the bottom up and building stronger communities. WJN works toward five major goals: Winning higher wages for workers. Improving job conditions. Ensuring healthy and secure neighborhoods. Encouraging grassroots leadership. And elevating the voices of marginalized communities.

Impact: WJN’s current initiatives include, organizing low wage workers in fast food and retail positions; Securing living wage standards for private sector jobs supported by public funds; Coordinating block captain networks throughout urban neighborhoods to galvanize community involvement in elections and issue campaigns and; leadership development training.