This will be the largest action yet in the recent history of the fast food labor movement, with actions in 200 cities. Protesters are calling for $15 an hour wages, almost double the current federal minimum wage of $7.25.
The fast in Washington, DC is now in its fifteenth day.
Steinem was one of 16 honorees to receive the prestigious award from President Barack Obama today at The White House.
Garment workers have held several strikes and protests demanding better pay and working conditions since the deadly Rana Plaza collapse that killed 1,127 people in April.
Protesters who went on strike on Thursday night demanded that Walmart pay all of its full-time employees at least $25,000 a year, contending that any amount less than that is not enough to live on.
Young pro-choice supporters on college campuses around the country have planned activities aimed at exposing the lies that CPCs spread to put women’s health at risk.
Etsy has removed the shirts, but the shop remains open with other offensive and sexist items.
Protests have been held in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Washington, among other states.
Three GLI leaders and activists were featured in STAND UP!, a book centered on "75 young activists who rock the world" which came out last week.
Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to grab a seat at the table with our nation's political and feminist thinkers and activists and get to work.