James Thindwa

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James Thindwa is a community organizer in the Chicago, Illinois area. He heads Chicago Jobs with Justice, where he organizes for workers rights.[1] He was born to Malawian parents in Zimbabwe.[1]

Thindwa attended Berea College, where he was a scholarship recipient and went on to earn a master's degree at Miami University in Ohio.[1]

He joined Chicago Alliance of Charter Teachers and Staff (Chicago ACTS) in June 2009.[2]

He is on the board of directors and a contributor to newsmagazine In These Times, a nonprofit and independent newsmagazine committed to political and economic democracy.[3]

Thindwa was the featured subject on PBS's Bill Moyers Journal.[2]

Awards[edit]

Howard M. Metzenbaum Award 2010.[4]

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