Faith for a Fair NY Conference 2016 – Resources and Speakers

Thanks to all who joined us at the 2016 Faith for a Fair NY Conference! Below you’ll find links to press coverage of our action on Tuesday, a Storify of tweets and photos, and information about our presenters.

Action with Central NY Area Labor Federation, Workers’ Center of Central New York, and Syracuse Fight for $15:

Press coverage

WRVO: Labor groups rally in Liverpool for $15 an hour minimum wage upstate
Time Warner Cable: Workers Rally for Fair Wages, Fair Work

More Photos on Facebook.
Videos of the Rally:
Fight For 15 1
Fight For 15 2
Gerry Lotierzo Interview
Thanks to the Central NY Area Labor Federation for those photos and videos!

Storify of tweets and photos throughout the conference.


Keynote Speaker – Onleilove Alston, Executive Director of PICO – Faith in New York
          Twitter – @faithinnewyork @wholeness4all

Mon AM Panel – Ron Deutsch, Executive Director of Fiscal Policy Institute
          Twitter – @fiscalpolicy00 @rondeutsch67
Powerpoint Presentation A Shared Opportunity Agenda

Rev. Andrew Wilkes, Executive Director of Drum Major Institute, Associate Pastor at Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York
Twitter – @drummajorinst @andrewjwilkes

Natasha Thompson, President and CEO of Food Bank of the Southern Tier
           Twitter – @FoodBankSTier @FBST_prez

Rev. Kirk Laubenstein, Executive Director of Coalition for Economic Justice, Buffalo
Twitter – @cejbuffalo

Mon PM Panel – Marc Greenberg, Executive Director of Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness and Housing
Twitter – @marcgreen

Rebecca Fuentes, Lead Organizer of Workers’ Center of Central New York
          Twitter – @workerscny

Rosa Mejias, Board Member of Workers’ Center of Central New York

Naomi Jaffe, Organizer with New York State Prisoner Justice Network and Capital Area Against Mass Incarceration
Twitter – @nycaami

Nadya Lawson, Holding Our OwnSt. Andrew’s Episcopal, Albany
Twitter – @holdingourown

Rev. Lynette Sparks, Associate Pastor of Third Presbyterian Church, Rochester
Twitter – @lynetteksparks

Mon PM Workshop – Sahar Alsahlani, Community of Living Traditions, Stony Point

Mon Night Presentation – Seth Woody, Momentum Training
Twitter – @swoodyseth
This is an Uprising by Mark Engler and Paul Engler

Here is audio of Seth’s presentation:

Seth's PowerPoint is available here. 

Tues AM Presentation – Larry Cox, Co-Director of Kairos Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice
          Twitter – @kairos_center

Audio of Larry’s presentation is available here.

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