(Editor’s Note: This past summer, Pastor Rich Rose of the First Baptist Church in Ithaca received an email from an organization, Cultural Homestays International, indicating that they were looking for someone to put up 7 women from China and Moldova who would be working over the summer as Housekeepers at the Holiday Inn in Ithaca.
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Last week’s Unemployed & Underemployed Support Group welcomed a guest facilitator, Dr. Tom Hodgson, whose topic was depression during the holidays due to difficult circumstances in your life. We had a great conversation, with our caring members offering each other advice and consolation. One thing came up that many people can understand: why do friends […]
Rally! Rally for a living wage for dining service workers at Ithaca College! Meet at 2:15 at the Ithaca College Pub. We’ll be marching from the pub, escorting students from LIPS to their meeting with President Rochon. Music, instruments and solidarity as we try to convey to the IC Administration that the entire community supports […]
Come one! Come all! The Unemployed & Underemployed Support Group is hosting a phonecalling/letterwriting party this coming Thursday, December 9th from 4:30 — 6:00. We will be urging all senators to support the extension of Unemployment Benefits. Millions of Americans on extended UI could be losing benefits this holiday season unless we act now. This […]