Rev. C.J. Hawking
Rev. C.J. Hawking is the Executive Director of Arise Chicago, a faith-based workers’ rights organization, and serves as the Harry F. Ward Minister of Social Justice at the Euclid Avenue United Methodist Church in Oak Park. She is the co-author of the award-winning book Staley: The Fight for a New American Labor Movement (University of Illinois Press, 2009) and a visiting lecturer in labor and social movements at the University of Illinois.
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Monday, December 05, 2011
Taking Back the Capitol: Why I'm Going to Washington
I am one of 300 Chicagoans going to Washington for a three-day convergence of thousands of people from across the country called " Take Back the Capitol ." We will bring the power of the people to bear on Capitol Hill to say that the time has come for Congress to start representing the 99 percent of Americans -- We the People -- not just the richest 1 percent in the country.