Event: Virginia Board of Education (BoE) hearing concerning the new revised history standards.Date of Event: 3/14/23 Report:● Event discovered through NoVA labor connections and the AFL-CIO newsletter● Event had 2 distinct parts: Rally before the hearing and the hearing itself● Rally before hearing○ Put together by a coalition of labor and community organizations ■ Unions● … Continue reading Report on the Northern Virginia Board of Education hearing concerning the new revised history standards.
Report on the Charlottesville, Virginia Board Of Education Hearing Regarding the Whitewashing of Virginia’s Labor History
Alex Oxford, Worker-Correspondent Governor Youngkin has recently taken to erasing Virginia’s rich labor history, this report was written by a Worker-Correspondent that attended one of many hearings on this issue happening across the state. (More here: https://vacpusa.org/2023/03/15/statement-from-the-district-labor-commission-3-15-23/) -There were about 60 speakers; 2 in favor of the standards (a think tank rep who was paid … Continue reading Report on the Charlottesville, Virginia Board Of Education Hearing Regarding the Whitewashing of Virginia’s Labor History
Fairfax County Police Murder Unarmed Man outside of Tysons Corner mall.
Aloysius Wolf, Worker-Correspondent On Wednesday, February 22, 2023, an unarmed man was murdered by Fairfax Police on suspicion of stealing sunglasses. The initial statement put out by police contained three facts: Fairfax Police shot and killed a man on suspicion of theft, the man had a “violent criminal history”, and it was “unclear” if the man was armed. … Continue reading Fairfax County Police Murder Unarmed Man outside of Tysons Corner mall.