The goal of this project is to open the minds and eyes of people to the relevance and dispartiy of realism that workers go through. This will be seen through the process of making this documentary and of course, in the finished piece as well. Strike on Congress will explain and demonstrate the process that many men and women face when their benefits are taken away from them; benefits that people in certain jobs have available to them no matter what. For those benefits to be taken away, how are people supposed to live? How are they suposed to support themselves? Will they ever be able to retire or will they have to work for the rest of their lives? What happens when they hurt themselves and they don't have health insurance and have to pay for health care themselves?
The economy seems to be getting worse and worse and it is getting harder and harder for people to find jobs just to survive. Our goal in making this documentary is to help these people get their benefits back so that they can live a happy life and not have to worry about what is going to happen tomorrow or the next day.