Public-private infrastructure financing is a hot idea these days, and no wonder. With state budgets still hurting from the Great Recession and Capitol Hill tied in knots, private investors look like very good partners for rebuilding our sewers, bridges, and roads.
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Community Labor United is ending 2012 with a rapidly growing campaign on public transit. Our report, Route to Our Future, captured immediate attention with its “quadruple win” message: transit reform can grow our state's economy, cut carbon emissions, ensure access to jobs and education, and increase racial, economic, and regional equity.
Thanks to extensive community mobilization by Partnership affiliate Community Labor United (CLU) and ally organizations, voter turnout in Boston this year rose 7% above 2008’s already high levels. These three profiles of CLU member groups explain why voter engagement grew—and why it may keep growing.
Community Labor United (CLU), working in the Greater Boston region, has had a successful year strengthening our partnership of base-building community and labor organizations. Our focus has continued to be growing new organizing in our region, building power for working class communities and counteracting the growing gap between rich and poor. We achieve these goals through collaborat
Community Labor United (CLU) is currently supporting the Boston Taxi Drivers Association (BTDA), affiliate of the United Steel Workers, in their push for a living wage for taxi drivers by joining the campaign and putting out a report on the cabbie’s dire situation.
By Lisa Clauson, CLU Executive Director