Resource: UCubed - Union of the Unemployed

Feb 28 2012

Ur Union of Unemployed, or UCubed, is an on-line community created especially for unemployed people. A project of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), UCubed is built to break the isolation felt by millions of America's unemployed, bringing them together by local zip code for mutual support, jobs advocacy, and more.

The UCubed website provides the opportunity to sign-up and search for fellow unemployed in your neighborhood, and then connect with them through local groups (or "Cubes"). The UCubed site also maintains an active blog to post the latest news and analysis on the issue of unemployment. The group is harnessing social media in new and exciting ways. Nearly 75,000 people "like" UCubed on Facebook, and the group maintains a Twitter account as well.