Meet Your 2020 PA Board Nominees

At the December 12 People's Alliance end-of-year holiday party and membership meeting, PA members will vote on new board members, officers, and the budget for 2020. Read on to learn more about the Board nominees. And don't forget to RSVP to the meeting here!

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Meet PA's New Outreach & Engagement Coordinator: Scott Sellers!

Born in Durham and raised in Chapel Hill, NC, Scott comes to PA with a background in environmental advocacy, racial and gender justice activism, and electoral organizing. This combined experience makes him passionate about advancing a progressive vision for Durham and the state through an intersectional, grassroots movement rooted in equity.

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Inside/Outside Strategy Leads to Living Wages for All City Workers

By a majority vote, the Durham City Council voted on June 6 to amend the Durham City Manager’s recommended budget by allocating almost $650,000 for increasing pay to the City of Durham’s part-time workers. With this decision, all City of Durham workers – not only permanent full-time workers, but also part-time seasonal workers – will earn no less than the city’s living wage standard ($15.46/hour as of July 1, 2019).

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