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Partnership for Working Families Endorses the Vision for Black Lives Platform

October 12, 2016 -- Jamie Way

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NATIONAL – Partnership for Working Families stands in solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives and endorses the Vision for Black Lives platform. Below is a statement from Partnership for Working Families Executive Director Nikki Fortunato Bas:

“Rooted in the belief that the most marginalized among us must lead if we are to reach justice, Partnership for Working Families endorses the Vision for Black Lives platform.

POWER Bids Farewell to Bishop Dwayne Royster

July 27, 2016 -- Jamie Way

Affiliate POWER’s founding Executive Director, Bishop Dwayne Royster, will be transitioning to serve as Political Director for People Improving Communities through Organizing (PICO) National Network at the end of this month. We thank Bishop Royster for his hard work, dedication and service in making POWER a resolute cornerstone for racial, economic and educational justice in the Greater Philadelphia area. We are proud of his leadership and all that he has done to support POWER in its development and commitment to prophetic boldness.

Civic Leadership in Georgia

July 27, 2016 -- Jamie Way

Affiliate Georgia STAND-UP launched its Policy Institute for Civic Leadership in 2005. The intensive course is designed to educate and train leaders in metro Atlanta to examine the relationship between economic policy and social values. Trainees do this by analyzing power structures in the region to develop strategies to help working communities. Since it was founded, more than 350 participants have graduated from the program. Graduates have gone on to pursue public service careers in City Council, County Commissioner and beyond.

Cultivating Leaders in Silicon Valley and Across the Nation

July 27, 2016 -- Jamie Way

Eighteen years ago, Silicon Valley affiliate, Working Partnerships USA, launched its 1000 Leaders Project based on the belief that ordinary people rooted in the values of their communities can and should be the ones leading our country.

Early on, WPUSA’s leadership realized that if they were going to build a diverse coalition that could make big gains for working people and govern successfully, they needed to create a space where leaders could develop a shared analysis of region issues.

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