Transit and Careers

We are organizing so that transportation is affordable and accessible to residents in all neighborhoods in the District.

Transit

Transportation is the number two driver of climate emissions in the District. We are organizing so that transportation is affordable and accessible to residents in all neighborhoods in the District. We are making it easy and safe for residents to ride transit – especially the bus- open ups educational and economic opportunities. We are organizing with residents to identify places disconnected by public transportation because the wait times for a bus are too long. We also are seeking ways to address concerns about safety on public transportation without over-policing.

Careers

We seek to continue to connect the next generation of DC residents to promising living wage union careers addressing climate change. 

WIN is organizing solidarity with public transit workers who get us where we need to go, are essential workers, climate workers, and deserve promising union careers. WIN is organizing to increase the wages and benefits utility workers working for Pepco contractors, with legislation before the council. Pepco has also agreed to increase local DC hiring to 100 new careers a year in the electric sector. We organized for and won local hiring on DC Water stormwater projects needed to make the District more resilient in the face of climate change. We seek to continue to connect the next generation of DC residents to promising living wage union careers addressing climate change. 

WIN is a non-partisan network of faith institutions, non-profits, unions, and neighborhood leaders across all eight wards of the District. In an increasingly polarized time, we unite people across lines of race, class, religion, and neighborhood to build power for social justice. We organize ordinary people to take actions that strengthen and improve the quality of life of our communities. We believe people working together have the power to change and create a more just and equitable District.