Triad City Beat: Central Carolina Worker Justice Center opens

By Eric Ginsburg, Triad City Beat

Workers, local politicians, activists and organized labor celebrated the soft opening of the Central Carolina Worker Justice Center this morning.

The center, located in a room at the back of the Interactive Resource Center homeless day shelter in downtown Greensboro, will provide a much-needed space for workers to come together.

Former city councilwoman and community leader Goldie Wells said the space has been envisioned for more than a year, and with feedback from hundreds of workers. It is a place where low-wage workers can build unity for collective action, she said, and is designed to be driven by workers themselves.

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