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Group Urges Contractors Not to Bid on Border Wall

March 28, 2017 -- Jamie Way

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 28, 2017

Just days before the preliminary border wall bids are to be submitted,

More Than Thirty Civil Rights, Immigration, Labor & Community Groups Urge Companies Not to Bid on Border Wall Contract

Groups call on companies to publicly commit not to profit from multi-billion dollar “symbol of racism & xenophobia”

No Local Money for Border Wall Companies

March 24, 2017 -- Jamie Way

Earlier this month, the Trump administration began the process of looking for contractors to build the border wall. More than 500 companies have reportedly already shown interest in designing and building prototypes of the wall and the wall itself. Many of these companies also build projects in our cities and states. We must stop those who seek to profit from dividing families from getting our tax dollars at the local level.

Partnership for Working Families Statement on Puzder's Defeat

February 15, 2017 -- Jamie Way

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Partnership for Working Families Statement on Puzder's Defeat

NATIONAL – Today Donald Trump's nominee for Labor Secretary, Andrew Puzder, withdrew his candidacy after it became clear he would not be approved. His withdrawal is the result of mounting pressure from working people across the country, who urged their Senators to oppose the Hardee's and Carl's Jr. executive. Below is Partnership for Working Families Executive Director Nikki Fortunato Bas’ statement:

In More than a Dozen Cities, Protesters Declare Resistance to Trump’s Divisive Policies

January 20, 2017 -- Jamie Way

PRESS RELEASE

NATIONAL – In the days building up to and following the election, thousands protested in more than a dozen cities across the country. From Los Angeles and Denver to New York and Atlanta, protesters declared their cities to be zones free from mass deportations and raids, registries, attacks on working people and corporate giveaways of public goods.

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