That line, from the century-old labor union anthem “Solidarity Forever,” feels especially apt in this moment. Aren’t we all yearning to live in a “new world” without the anxiety, disruptions and sorrow caused by the COVID-19 pandemic? Isn’t it well past time to sweep discrimination and violence based on race, religion, gender and other factors into the “ashes of the old”? Can’t the United States — the richest country in the world, yet home to 37 million people living in poverty — “bring to birth” a world in which every person has a decent standard of living and opportunities to get ahead?
We’re excited to partner with Dayenu to present an evening with special guests as they help light the way to a just, sustainable world this Hanukkah.
The high cost of college can prevent people from working in essential, but modest-paying, public service jobs.
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