"The economy must serve people, not the other way around. Work is more than a way to make a living; it is a form of continuing participation in God’s creation. If the dignity of work is to be protected, then the basic rights of workers must be respected."
- US Conference of Catholic Bishops
To ensure that Black workers have equitable access to sustainable and living wage jobs and their rights are protected the Workers Center for Racial Justice has launched the following campaigns:
The Dignity of Work Campaign. The overarching goal of this campaign is to reduce the rate of unemployment and low-wage work in the Black community in Chicago by half over the next five years.