As the country reels from the violence in Charlottesville and the recent surge in white supremacist activity, communities of color in cities nationwide are also confronting more insidious racist tactics tied directly to corporate power.
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The Partnership for Working Families condemns the acts of racism and terrorism that took place in Charlottesville, VA.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 12, 2017
The following is a statement from Partnership for Working Families Executive Director Nikki Fortunato Bas on the Congressional Progressive Caucus’ release of their 21st Century New Deal for Jobs:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 9, 2017
Study: Construction Jobs Lack Basic Provisions in $175 Billion Industry
Build a Better South report highlights issues plaguing the construction industry in the South, including wage theft, low wages and safety concerns
As cities in the south continue to boom, workers earn poverty level wages and face dangerous working conditions
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 28th, 2017
Partnership for Working Families Calls on Berkshire Hathaway to Publicly Commit Not to Bond Border Wall, Detention Centers
Call comes on the heels of a 40 organization letter demanding contractors refuse to help Trump build the wall & proposed legislation in eight states & four cities to target companies that build the wall
NATIONAL – On May 1st, community members around the country will stand together in resistance to the Trump administration’s attack on immigrants and working people. Partnership for Working Families will be on strike and in the streets to demonstrate its solidarity and support for the acceptance and respect of all communities. Below is a statement from Partnership for Working Families Executive Director Nikki Fortunato Bas:
Planning Your Protest Against Wall & Detention Profiteering
The below are general suggestions for planning your action. Anyone planning an action should make sure you are familiar with local laws and regulations, including those related to trespass, that might inform your planning and action. For help, the ACLU and National Lawyers Guild are great resources and have local chapters in many places.