Important Vigil to End Modern Trafficking


We hope you will join us
as we embark on a new area of Sacred Work for the ICWJ
Please invite your friends & colleagues
See you there!
Rabbi Laurie & Dawn
Each year countless women, men, and children are exploited and coerced into servitude in the United States
Raise Your Voice Against Modern Slavery
The ICWJ is Sponsoring:
The 1st Monthly Vigil
To End Modern Slavery
 3rd Thursday of the Month,
May 23rd, 2013
12:00 Noon to 1:00pm
At Civic Center Plaza – Downtown 
Street parking is available (please remember to bring quarters) and
three hour free parking is available at Horton Plaza with validation
(a minimum purchase of $10 is required for validation)
Advocating for the human dignity of all people,
together we can make a difference!
Please RSVP to Dawn Stary, M.A.- Coordinator or call 619-584-5740 x 28



10th Annual Giants of Justice Breakfast




Please join us as we honor our 2013 Giants of Justice: Rev. Dr. Jerry Campbell, Vivian Roth Stein, Rev. Jerry Stinson, and Christian Torres.

For years, CLUE-LA has celebrated the power of individuals to elevate all of humanity through their spirit of compassion, wisdom, and vision.  These “Giants of Justice” provide a Moral Compass for the rest of us, inspiring us to create a compassionate society together. We have honored many tremendous leaders over the years. Join us honoring these Giants of Justice and supporting the work of CLUE-LA.

We also have the pleasure of hearing from a local labor champion, President LaphonzImagea Butler of SEIU ULTCW, who will be our keynote speaker at our 2013 Giants Breakfast.



There are many opportunities to show your support of our work and to honor this year’s Giants of Justice.  Please celebrate these leaders and CLUE’s mission to “educate, organize, and mobilize the faith community to walk with workers and their families in their struggle for good jobs and dignity in the workplace”.

CLUE-LA’s Giants of Justice is brought to you in collaboration withIWJ


If unable to attend Giants of Justice, please consider a one-time donation of any amount to CLUE-LA.  Donate online or donate by mail to:   

 CLUE-LA:  464 Lucas Ave, Suite 202 Los Angeles, CA 90017

Stand & Pray for Justice! April 30th – Interfaith Immigration Prayer Vigil

Please join us on April 30th at 6:30 pm for an Interfaith Immigration Prayer Vigil.  The night before May 1st mobilizations, and in response to the Immigration Reform debate, we invite you to gather in prayer and song for family unity, worker justice, and citizenship for those affected by our broken immigration system. We will lift up the theme “All Families Have the Right to Livelihood and Belonging.”
Please bring a candle and banner of your congregation or organization.   We are all a part of migrant families.

Bring a photo of your migrant family.


Tuesday April 30th, 2013 
Downtown Oakland 
Frank Ogawa Plaza (12th Street BART)

Faith-Rooted Economics Training Series 1

Thursday April 18th began our six week Faith-Rooted Economics Training series in Oakland.  Needless to say there was a wonderful response and we are heading on down the right path.

Our phenomenal instructors Rev. Ron Stief and Rev. Deborah Lee did an excellent job. We can not wait until our next session on May 2. Below are a few images taken at the event.

For more information on upcoming series please click here

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Faith-Rooted Economics-Training Series

Faith-Rooted Economics
A Training series for Bay Area Faith leaders on values, economic justice and policy advocacy

Faith-rooted economics is a vision of a new equitable economy rooted in our deepest  faith commitments, where values influence policy and collaborative friendships are built to take concrete actions leading to change.

Participants leave each session equipeed with tools to converse and engage on nearly every issue they face in their economic justice work.  They will also gain a deeper understandig  of the religious principles of fairness, equity, sustainability, opportunity, and justice in the economy.

Using participatory popular-economic education methods, this training series identifies concrete advocacy steps and economic development strategies you can take back to your community as part of a Bay Area-wide plan for action.

Where: East Bay Community Foundation
200 Frank Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA

When: Thursday’s
Beginning on April 18- June 27

Topics Covered

  • April 18: Faith-rooted Values & Wealth Inequality:  A New Housing and Tax Policy.
  • May 2:The Role of Governments: Budgets as Moral Documents.
  • May 16:  The Economics of Immigration.
  • May 30:  The Racial Divide — Globally and In Our Community.
  • June 13:  A Vision for Jobs in the New Economy.
  • June 27:  Building a Bay Area Advocacy Plan for Economic Justice.

Register online at

(See session details online) password: FAITH. Space is limited. Priority is given to tea,s of 2-3 from a network or organization. Free, with a contribution requested for meals.
For more information contact Rev. Ron Stief,

Sponsored by: CLUE-CA (Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice) and the FAITHS Program of the San Francisco Foundation.