Resources for Organizing Walmart – Help Us Build A Better Altadena - And Make Walmart Better Too

   Right now, many Walmart employees across the world are organizing, demanding fair, living wages, affordable health insurance, and better working conditions.  To find out more about the “Our Walmart” campaign, here is their website: .  If you are a local Walmart employee, email us to get involved in local support for Walmart workers at .

    On June 7th, Walmart workers will head to Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting in Bentonville, Arkansas, to tell their stories and call for better treatment, hours, and benefits at Walmart.  If you would like to be involved with local solidarity actions, contact us at

       Rumors that the empty lot at Calaveras and Lake is being developed for a second Walmart are alive and well.  Is that the kind of development that Altadena wants?  Doubtful.  And union workers with decent wages and full benefits next door at Ralph’s say a Walmart in that location could put their store at risk for closure.  This would definitely be bad for Altadena. 

       Websites below have a lot of information about Walmart.  Please share these resources as we work to build a better Altadena.


Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price -

Is Wal-Mart Good for America - Frontline Shows on PBS

More Wal-Mart videos - Sprawl -Busters Movie Page

Websites to Support Improving Walmart - for employees and community members

Making change at Walmart

Organization United for Respect at Walmart - “Our Walmart”

Warehouse Workers United

Websites About the Corporation Walmart

Interfaith Worker Justice - on Walmart

Institute for Local Self Reliance

Frying Pan News - The Walmart File


Big Box Swindle

To Serve God and Wal-Mart: The Making of Christian Free Enterprise