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New group asks candidates to adopt causes - Politics - News & Observer
Justice United asked candidates for Chapel Hill Town Council, ... The IAF affiliate aims to use the force of numbers to influence policy in Orange County. ...
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Organizing Committee seeks change in Orange County
 
 
 
 
 
Chapel Hill considers a 'living wage'
News & Observer - Apr 17, 2009
The Orange County Organizing Committee is affiliated with the Industrial Areas Foundation, founded by Saul Alinsky. Groups that follow this model, ...
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Service sector fits Parra well
News & Observer - Jan 3, 2009
Now the group's Orange County Organizing Committee is working to get local governments to protect affordable housing and pass a "housing wage," a higher ...
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New group quietly laying groundwork for change
Chapel Hill News - Aug 10, 2008
That's the goal, at least, of the Orange County Organizing Committee. The group is affiliated with the Industrial Area Foundation, the country's largest ...
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Coalition pushes for housing wage
News & Observer - Dec 10, 2008
Now the Orange County Organizing Committee is asking local governments to adopt a housing wage of $15.31 an hour. The hourly wage is what workers would need ...
Committee seeks change in Orange County
WRAL.com - Dec 7, 2008
The newly formed Orange County Organizing Committee held its first public meeting at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. “We get to look at issues from all ...
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Coalition proposes 'housing wage'
News & Observer - Dec 9, 2008
CHAPEL HILL -- A new group, the Orange County Organizing Committee, wants local governments in the county to provide a "housing wage" for their employees. ...
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Chapel Hill council passes living wage law
News & Observer - Jun 12, 2009
The $11.06 figure represents a compromise between the staff and the Orange County Organizing Committee, which had sought $13 an hour.
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Rallying buys time for Glen Lennox
News & Observer - Feb 9, 2009
Tish Galu, an organizer with the Orange County Organizing Committee, said razing Glen Lennox's 440 units, which go for $660 to $1100 a month, could displace ...
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Town Council adopts new budget
University of North Carolina The Daily... - Jun 10, 2009
Council members approved the Orange County Organizing Committee’s proposal for a minimum living wage rate of $11.06 for full time employees who work 37.5 to ...
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