15 Now lays down their goals in St. Petersburg | Political Animal | Creative Loafing Tampa

“If there is a lesson learned from what happened in Seattle, it’s that if we build enough of a movement on the ground, to bring pressure to bear on the Legislature, they will react to that pressure,” says Christian Brooks, 15 Now’s Tampa Bay lead organizer. The City Council in Seattle did not pass the $15 dollar minimum wage out of the kindness of their heart. It was because there was a mass movement and campaign on the street.”

via 15 Now lays down their goals in St. Petersburg | Political Animal | Creative Loafing Tampa.

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