Donna S. Dewitt

Donna S. Dewitt, President Emeritus (South Carolina AFL-CIO) Today, more than ever, workers and families need to unite with communities to address the growing concerns of health care, education, economic and environmental justice, worker’s rights, criminal justice reform, women’s rights, immigrant rights and the list of issues and inequalities we are facing in our communities.Continue reading “Donna S. Dewitt”

Millie Phillips

Millie Phillips (Steering Committee member, Labor Fightback Network) It has been my life-long dream to see a successful political party organized by and representing the U.S. working class.  I believe LCIP’s approach addresses three main obstacles that, in the past, have prevented successful challenges to the twin parties of the bosses: First, LCIP seeks toContinue reading “Millie Phillips”

Ujima People’s Progress Party

Statement by Ujima People’s Progress Party in Support of Labor & Community for an Independent Party (LCIP) Since the launching of our campaign, the Ujima People’s Progress Party has called for the building of an alternate electoral option for working-class people. It has been obvious to us that support for the capitalist duopoly control ofContinue reading “Ujima People’s Progress Party”

Al Rojas

Al Rojas, Vice-president, Sacramento LCLCAA, co-founder United Farm Workers union The Democratic Party is a full accomplice in the attacks on immigrant workers and their families, as it (1) authored and promoted the NAFTA and CAFTA trade agreements, which deepened the poverty in Mexico and Central America, forcing millions to flee their lands and communities,Continue reading “Al Rojas”

Baldemar Velasquez

Baldemar Velasquez, President, Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC, AFL-CIO) On November 11, 2018, the executive board of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC, AFL-CIO) endorsed the LCIP campaign. FLOC represents 23,000 mostly-Latino farmworkers in the Midwest and North Carolina. The union is presently boycotting e-cigarette maker VUSE and seeking a collective-bargaining agreement with its parentContinue reading “Baldemar Velasquez”

Desirée Rojas

Desiree Rojas, President, Sacramento chapter of the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, LCLAA  “I support Labor and Community for an Independent Party (LCIP) because dark money inside both parties has corrupted all governmental institutions; the Democrats have been complicit. Today you see Democrats endorsing Republicans and signing onto the Trump Agenda. The Democrats haveContinue reading “Desirée Rojas”