Symbols of the Recession
July 6, 2010
As the Great Recession continues there are far too few unemployed workers fighting for jobs and decent benefits. However, the Philadelphia Unemployment Project has been working to raise the demand for action to respond to the economy. A recent PUP rally has been a symbol of the unemployed in action. Here are a few of the AP photos that have been published in dozens of newspapers and blogs around the country.
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer
View full sizeAssociated Press Frank Wallace who has been unemployed since May 2009 is seen during a rally
organized by the Philadelphia Unemployment Project, in Philadelphia, Wednesday.
From the Christian Science Monitor
Temp jobs might be the answer for America's 29 million unemployed workers, as the temporary industry sees an uptick in hiring. In this June 23 photo, Frank Wallace, who has been unemployed since May 2009, is seen during a rally organized by the Philadelphia Unemployment Project, in Philadelphia.
John Dodds, Director,
Philadelphia Unemployment Project