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Affiliated Faculty of Emerson College
American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), Local 1030
AFGE Local 1633
AFGE Local 2139
AFGE Local 2284
AFGE Local 3184
American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) [Resolution adopted at 37th International Convention]

AFSCME Council 13, Harrisburg, PA

AFSCME Council 30, Annandale, VA
AFSCME Council 40, Madison, WI

AFSCME Council 83, Duncansville, PA

AFSCME Council 84, Pittsburgh, PA

AFSCME Local 60, Madison, WI

AFSCME Local 88, Multnomah County, OR

AFSCME Local 158, Denver, CO

AFSCME Local 189, Portland, OR 

AFSCME Local 1199

AFSCME Local 1550
AFSCME Local 1723, Council 47, Philadelphia, PA

AFSCME Local 2459, Pittsburgh, PA

AFSCME Local 3921
Air Traffic Controllers ZHU
Alliance for Democracy
America for All (America por Todos), Houston, TX

American Federation of Teachers, Local 4518 NHCC
American Federation of Teachers, Local Aldine 6345
American Federation of Teachers, Local Alief 6346
American Federation of Teachers, Local Goose Creek 6093
American Federation of Teachers Local HOU 2415
American Federation of Teachers, Local Lone Star 4518
American Federation of Teachers, Local North Forest 4539
American Federation of Teachers - Michigan

American Friends Service Committee - Northeast Ohio
American Friends Service Committee - Portland, OR

American Friends Service Committee - Western Massachusetts

American Postal Workers Union (APWU)

American Postal Workers Union, Local  185
Amnesty International USA West
Annunciation Church, Cleveland, OH
ARISE Chicago Worker Center

Arise for Social Justice, Springfield, MA

Asbestos Workers 22, Houston, TX
Atlantic Apparel Contractors Association
Bakery, Conf’y, Tobacco & Grain Local 163, Houston, TX
Baytown Firefighters 1173, Houston, TX
Berkshire Central Labor Council, MA
Black Political Empowerment Project
Boilermakers 74, Houston, TX
Boston May Day Coalition

Brazilian Women's Group, Allston, MA
Bridge & Structural Ironworkers 84, Houston, TX
Campaign for Labor Rights
CAN/National Nurses Organizing Committee, Houston, TX
Carpenters Local Union 40
Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good - Ohio

Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good - Michigan
Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good - Pennsylvania
Catholic Labor Guild, MA

Center for Intercultural Organizing
Centro Comunitario Juan Diego, Chicago, IL

Centro de Estudios y Apoyo Laboral, El Salvador
CFO (Border Committee of Women Workers), Eagle Pass, TX
Chemical Workers 900C, Houston, TX
Chicago Chapter of the Coalition of Labor Union Women
Child Labor Education and Action, Brattleboro, VT
China Labor Watch
Church in Society, NE Ohio Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church Church of the Resurrection, Social Justice Commission, OH
Church Women United, WI

Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program , Amherst, MA

Class Action
Cleveland Diocesan Council on Global Solidarity

Cleveland Jobs with Justice 

Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, Harrisburg Chapter

Coalition of Labor Union Women - Metro-Detroit Chapter
Columbus Council on World Affairs - Council Fellows
Columbus Jobs with Justice
Community Action for Justice in the Americas, Missoula, MT
Community Action on Latin America (CALA) - Madison, WI

Congregation of St. Joseph, OH 

Conscious Consuming, Boston, MA

Council Fellows, Columbus Council on World Affairs

Council on American-Islamic Relations, MI Chapter
Council on Global Solidarity, Catholic Diocese of Cleveland
Crawford/Richland Central Labor Council, OH
CRECEN-Central American Resource Center, Houston, TX

Communication Workers of America (CWA), Local 6186 (TSEU)
CWA Local 6222
CWA Local 7901

Day House, Detroit, MI
DC Coalition of Labor Union Women
DC Pride at Work
Denver Area Labor Federation

Detroit Catholic Pastoral Alliance
Detroit Interfaith Coalition on Worker Issues
Elevator Constructors 31, Houston, TX
Emanuel United Church of Christ, Philadelphia, PA
End Corporate Personhood Group of the First Unitarian Church, Portland, OR
Eugene-Springfield Solidarity Network / Jobs with Justice
Exxon Seaman’s Union, Houston, TX
FAIR-Fair Trade Awareness Initiating Relationships, MI

Fair Trade Resource Network

Fair Workplace Council, Oakland, CA
FIEL (Familias Immigrantes y Estudiantes en la Lucha), Houston, TX
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus Social Justice Committee
Five-College Sweatfree Coalition, Amherst, MA
Global Exchange

Graphic Communications Conference/Teamsters Local 767M

Grassroots International
Greater Lansing Labor Council, MI

Greater New York Labor-Religion Coalition, New York, NY
Greater Southeastern Mass. Labor Council
Guatemala Solidarity Committee of Boston
Hampshire-Franklin Central Labor Council, MA
Harris County Deputies, TX
Harris County Green Party, TX
Hillel of Greater Toronto
Houston Educational Support Personnel Union 6315
Houston Interfaith Worker Justice Center
Houston Organization of Public Employees, Local 123
Human Rights Action Service, St. Louis, MO
Industrial Workers of the World - Boston Branch
Industrial Workers of the World - Grand Rapids GMB
International Association of Machinists & AW (IAMAW), Local 1051
IAMAW Local 12
IAMAW Local 15
IAMAW Local 1786
IAMAW Local 2198
IAMAW Local 2339H
IAMAW Local 1051
IAMAW Local Lodge 2654
International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees, Local 51
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 66
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 716
International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA), Local 1351
ILA Local 1438
ILA Local 1530
ILA Local 24
ILA Local 28
ILWU-Local 5
ILWU Oregon Area District Council
International Labor Rights Forum
International Union of Painters and Allied Traders, Local Decorators 550
International Union of Painters and Allied Traders, Local Glaziers 1778
International Union of Painters and Allied Traders, Local Painters 130
Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice, MI
InterReligious Task Force on Central America, Cleveland, OH
Ironworkers 84

Isabella County Democratic Party
Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action, Boston, MA

Jewish Labor Committee

Jews United for Justice, Washington, DC
John Carroll University Campus Ministry

John Carroll University JUSTICE - Jesuit University Students Together in Concerned Empowerment
Jubilee Oregon
Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance, Los Angeles, CA
Labor and Employment Law Society, Washington College of Law at American University, Washington, DC
Labor Center Student Caucus-Umass Amherst

Laborers' Local Union # 327, Augusta, ME
Laborers 154, Houston, TX
Leadership Council of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Monroe, MI
Letter Carriers 3867, Houston, TX
Living Water United Church of Christ, Philadelphia PA
Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry, Cleveland OH

Maine Council of Churches
Maine Fair Trade Campaign

Maine State Association of Letter Carriers
Marine Engineers’ Beneficial Association 1, Houston, TX
Massachusetts AFL-CIO
Mass Global Action
Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health (Mass COSH)
Massachusetts Community College Council
Massachusetts Jobs with Justice
Masters, Mates & Pilots, Houston, TX

Matheny 2008

Merrimack Valley Central Labor Council, MA
Metanoia Peace Community United Methodist Church
Metro Detroit AFL-CIO

Michigan Change to Win

Michigan Peaceworks

Milwaukee Clean Clothes Campaign
Musicians 65, Houston, TX
National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 46
National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 82

National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 391, Hampden, ME

National Labor Committee

New England Joint Board, UNITE HERE

New York State Labor-Religion Coalition

New York State United Teachers

Northeast Ohio American Friends Service Committee
North Shore AFL-CIO (Cleveland area, Ohio)
North Shore Labor Council, MA
Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 129
Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 277


Ohio Conference on Fair Trade

Ohio State Council, Workers United
Operating Engineers Local 547, MI
Operating Engineers 564, TX

Oregon Fair Trade Campaign
Oregon State Fire Fighters Council
Organic Consumers Association
Pacific Green Party
Pax Christi Madison

Pax Christi Michigan
Peace Action Maine

Peace Education Center, MI
Peace through Interamerican Community Action, Bangor, ME
Peace with Justice Project, United Methodist Church, OH

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO
Pennsylvania Joint Board UNITE HERE

People of Faith Network
Pennsylvania State University United Students Against Sweatshops
Philadelphia Jobs with Justice
Philadelphia Students for Democratic Society
Pioneer Valley Central Labor Council, MA
Pipefitters 211
Pittsburgh Anti-Sweatshop Community Alliance
Plumbers 68, Houston, TX
Plymouth/Bristol Central Labor Council, MA
Portland Central America Solidarity Committee, Portland, OR

Portland Jobs with Justice
Portland Organizing to Win Economic Rights, Portland, ME

Portland Peaceful Response Coalition, Portland, OR

Portland State University - Progressive Student Union
Portland State University - Students for Unity
Portland Sweatfree Coalition, Portland, OR
Progressive Action Alliance, Houston, TX
Progressive Jewish Alliance
Radical Students Union of University of Massachusetts

Reform Jewish Voice of New York State

Resource Center of the Americas, Minneapolis, MN
Screen Actors Guild, TX
Seafarers, TX
Seafarers International, TX
SEIU Local 615
SEIU 1 Justice for Janitors
Sheetmetal Workers 54

Simply Living, OH

Sisters of Mercy, Regional Community of Cincinnati

Sisters of Notre Dame, Independence, OH
Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi, Milwaukee, WI
Southern Maine Labor Council

South Jersey Fair Trade Alliance, Somers Point, NJ
South Sound Clean Clothes Campaign, Olympia, WA
St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Derwood, MD
St. Louis Church: Solidarity Committee, OH
St. Therese Parish, Garfield Heights, OH

Stockton Action Volunteers for the Environment, Galloway, NJ

Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM), Hong Kong

SweatFree Communities

Sweatshop Watch, Los Angeles, CA

Teamsters Local 776, Harrisburg, PA

Teamsters Local 200, Milwaukee, WI

Teamsters Local 261, New Castle, PA
Teamsters Local 340, Portland, ME

Temple University Student Labor Action Project, Philadelphia PA
Temple University Student Peace Alliance
Temple University United Students Against Sweatshops
Texans Together
Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services (T.E.J.A.S)
Texas Fair Trade Coalition
Theatrical Wardrobe 896, TX
Toledo Area Jobs with Justice
Transport Workers Union, Local 260
Transport Workers Union, Local 261
Transport Workers Union, Local 513
Transport Workers Union, Local 556

Tri County Labor Council, Akron, OH
UAW Local 470, MA
UAW 864, TX

UAW Local 2322, MA
UAW MA State CAP Council

Union de Trabajadores Inmigrantes (Immigrant Workers Union)

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
United Educators of Pittsfield, MA
United Electrical Workers Northeast Regional

UNITE HERE Michigan State Council
United Church of Christ Justice and Witness Ministries
United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 455, TX
United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 1473, WI
United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 1500, New York, NY
United Steelworkers Local 13-1
United Steelworkers Local 13-2001
United Steelworkers Local 13-227
United Steelworkers Local 2737, New Philadelphia, OH
United Students Against Sweatshops
United Workers Association, Baltimore, MD

University of Maine at Farmington
Upstate N.Y. Gen. Membership Branch of the IWW
USW Local 12075, MI
Virginia Organizing Project
Voces de la Frontera

VOZ: Worker Rights Education Project
Wake-up Wal-Mart Downriver, MI
Washington Peace Center

Washington State Labor Council

We Believe Ohio
Western Massachusetts Jobs with Justice

West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church - Social Action Committee 

Wisconsin Fair Trade Coalition

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO [Resolution adopted Sept. 2008, Resolution adopted Sept. 2006]
Witness for Peace Northwest
Workers United
Working Families Win


Alchemy Juice Bar Cafe, Hartford, CT
Autonomie Project, Inc
Artex Knitting Mills, Westville, NJ
Busboys and Poets, DC
CakeLove, DC
Consorta, Inc.
Dupont Pet Shop, DC
Elbeco, Reading, PA
Ethix Ventures Inc., Cambridge, MA
Eveready Embroidery, Jersey City, NJ
Fair Indigo, Middleton, WI
Foundation Garments
Greater Goods, DC
Inca Kids
Janef Inc., Old Forge, PA
Just Garments, Soyapango, El Salvador
Lustre Cleaners, DC

Maggie's Organics/Clean Clothes Inc., Ypsilanti, MI

Malia Designs

Monkeyboy Clothing Company, Omaha, NE
National Dry Goods, Detroit, MI
No Sweat Apparel
Ownership Associates, Inc.
Oxford Homes, Inc., Oxford, ME
Sparrow, a green baby boutique
Solidarity Clothing, Evanston, IL

Traditions Fair Trade, Olympia, WA
Unionwear.com, Newark, NJ

Select Individuals

Dennis Brutus, Professor Emeritus, African American Studies, University of Pittsburgh
Noam Chomsky
David Cieslewicz, Mayor of Madison
Alison Duncan/Duncan for Lt. Governor, New York
Howie Hawkins/Howie Hawkins for US Senate 2006 (NY)
Austin King, Former Alderman, Madison
Maria D. Quiñones-Sanchez, 7th District City Council, Philadelphia PA
Andy Robinson
Nicholas Smith, former Labor Commission Chair, City of Berkeley
Howard Zinn