Donald Trump protest http://www.fox25boston.com/news/protestors-hope-to-make-clear-trump-isnt-welcome-in-boston/372552229
In September of 2013, Darrin Howell shared this video reflecting on his journey since being released from incarceration 10 years prior. Darrin also discusses his commitment to continue to fight for social and economic justice.
Fast food Rally coverage http://www.wickedlocal.com/article/20130829/NEWS/308299470 Fast-food workers protest in Roslindale (August 2013) With one-day strike for $15 an hour, fast-food workers shut it down! (August 2013) BOSTON: 8.29 Fast-Food Strike (video) (August 2013)
On Thursday, August 29, 2013, Boston fast-food workers made history as part of the thousands to walk off their jobs in more than 50 cities as part of the largest-ever strike to hit the $200 billion fast-food industry. Darrin Howell from MassUniting led fast-food workers on strike in Boston for the first time, joining a… Read More
On March 30, 2013, The Retailers Association of Massachusetts mounted a public campaign to defeat legislation that would raise the minimum wage and ensure earned sick time for workers in Massachusetts. After rallying at the State House, Darrin Howell led dozens of workers as they made their way to the Retailers Association building to ask… Read More
On January 30, 2013, Darrin Howell, along with more than 75 workers and retirees, descended on Bank of America’s headquarters in Boston to call out their ‘Fix the Debt’ friends for what they really are: Gold Diggers.
On November 23, 2012, as strikes and protests spread to 1,000 Walmart locations nationwide, MassUniting’s Darrin Howell explained the chain retailers unfair labor practices for more than 650 Walmart customers waiting in line for the 1:00 a.m. Black Friday store opening in Quincy, MA. Dozens of Walmart workers and community allies gathered to send a… Read More
Darrin Howell facilitated a conversation with nearly 200 local residents along with Boston City Councilors Felix Arroyo and Tito Jackson at Roxbury’s Hibernian Hall on August 30, 2012 to speak out against what they call failed Romney-Bain economics. Just hours before Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney delivered his official acceptance speech in Tampa, the sizable… Read More
On January 26, 2012, Darrin Howell along with more than one hundred citizen tax collectors, descended on the downtown offices of General Electric Company demanding the nation’s largest corporation pay its fair share. The collection effort came amid continued reports that GE manages to avoid taxation altogether despite the company’s incredible profitability.
In December of 2011, Darrin Howell with nearly 250 Massachusetts residents boarded buses headed to Washington, DC. There were people of all ages, coming from different neighborhoods and backgrounds—but we were all united under the banner of the 99%. For many people, this was their first time in the nation’s capital, and it was certainly… Read More