Ride for the American Dream – Support Immigrant Workers!
Immigrants in NYC work hard to advance and provide a better future for their families. But some luxury real estate developers like T.F. Cornerstone deny their service workers, (primarily immigrant workers) industry-standard security, retirement, safety-training and advancement opportunities afforded to 55,000 building workers in NYC.
For just $2/hour per worker more, Cornerstone could stop this destructive race to the bottom that stands in the way of the American Dream for many immigrant service workers.
On August 10, 2012, SEIU 32BJ’s Wheels4Workers will Ride for the American Dream to protest the undercutting of standards and opportunities for immigrants by luxury developers like T.F. Cornerstone.
➔ Ride for the American Dream to send a message to Cornerstone that their service workers deserve industry-standard safety-training and advancement opportunities.
➔ Ride for the American Dream to help service workers gain access to industry-standard legal assistance to obtain citizenship.
➔ Ride for the American Dream to help service workers gain access to industry-standard scholarships for their children.
Learn more about the campaign!
Can’t attend the ride on August 10th? Show your support on Twitter! Below are some sample tweets you can use to support the action.
Attention NYC activist cyclists: support immigrant service workers on Aug 10! http://on.fb.me/MZf6w5 #bikenyc #RideAmericanDream
STOP giant luxury real estate developers like @TFCornerstone from creating a race to the bottom. Aug 10: http://on.fb.me/MZf6w5
Hey @TFCornerstone why don’t you support the American Dream for your workers? On August 10: http://on.fb.me/MZf6w5 #RideAmericanDream
Why doesn’t @TFCornerstone think workers deserve industry-standard protections & benefits? Protest on Aug 10: http://on.fb.me/MZf6w5
Grab your bike & join #RideAmericanDream on Aug 10. Support immigrant service workers! http://on.fb.me/MZf6w5 #A10
NYC Bike Event for Immigrant Service Workers! “Ride for the American Dream” Aug 10, RSVP: http://on.fb.me/MZf6w5 #bikenyc
Looking forward to a beautiful biking day on Aug 10! Support immigrant service workers. http://on.fb.me/MZf6w5 #RideAmericanDream
Stop the race to the bottom. Meet us at the starting line for the #RideAmericanDream! RSVP: http://on.fb.me/MZf6w5 #bikenyc
Are you in? Ride with us 5miles Manhattan to LIC to protest the race to the bottom! RSVP: http://on.fb.me/MZf6w5 #bikenyc #RideAmericanDream
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