Who We Are
The Labor-Religion Coalition of New York State unites faith, labor and community in a statewide movement for social, racial, and economic justice, grounded in our deeply held moral and democratic values.
We envision a New York in which:
All residents are guaranteed adequate food, housing, healthcare, and a safe environment
All New Yorkers have access to quality public education and living wage jobs. the right to organize in the workplace, and the right to equal pay for equal work
All have equal protection under the law, regardless of race, religious belief, country of origin, immigration status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.
We seek to build a broad and diverse movement in New York State, crossing lines of race, religion, class, geography, and gender.
We frame and critique policy through our deeply held moral, spiritual, and political values.
We seek to lift up the voices of people directly affected by poverty, inequality, and unjust policies and build power among poor and working New Yorkers to assert and defend their rights.
We are non-partisan, promoting a morally grounded policy agenda, but not particular parties, candidates or elected officials.