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Moving Forward

February 19, 2008 -- Leslie Moody

There is tremendous movement being built in metro cities all across the country.  Working people are energized about change, civically engaged in record numbers, and hopeful that 2008 will bring real economic prosperity and justice for all.  Answering the call for change, our work continues to push the limits of what can be accomplished to alleviate poverty, build the middle class, and ultimately sh

One Hill Coalition Appeals Planning Commission Approval of New Penguins Arena Master Development Plan

February 19, 2008 -- Pittsburgh UNITED

Pittsburgh UNITED has brought attention to the need for a CBA around the new Pittsburgh Penguins hockey arena development in the Hill District and some of the gaps in the local development process through its recent actions – most notably the appeal of the Pittsburgh City Planning Commission’s decision to approve the arena master development plan.  The events leading up to this decision and subsequent appeal are quite complex as illustrated in the timetable below:

Working Partnerships USA: Bringing Prosperity to Working Families of the South Bay

December 20, 2007 -- Working Partnerships USA

Working Partnerships USA is a public policy institute that builds partnerships with community, labor, and faith organizations to improve the lives of working families in Silicon Valley. A founding member of the Partnership for Working Families, Working Partnerships USA’s work is concentrated in four focus areas: Economic Research and Analysis, Government Accountability and Reform, Expanding Health Care Access, and Organizing and Leadership Development.

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