Partnership Blog & News

Partnership for Working Families | August 21, 2014

Wednesday, September 10 at 2 Eastern

In our conversations with local CBA coalitions across the country, we are often asked, “How do we get the developer to sit down with us to negotiate?” For this webinar, we have posed that question to three veterans of community benefit organizing. For the first part of the presentation, they will provide a framework for maximizing the impact of your coalition’s activities, with a goal of getting the developer to negotiate. The second part of the webinar is dedicated to answering your questions about the challenges you face in getting to negotiations.

Partnership for Working Families | August 18, 2014

Today San Diego City Council President Todd Gloria and his colleagues stood up for 280,000 San Diegans who lack sick leave and nearly 200,000 people who work hard every day and can’t afford rent and groceries.

Partnership for Working Families | August 4, 2014
Partnership for Working Families | July 25, 2014
Partnership for Working Families | July 24, 2014

FRESC-Good Jobs, Strong Communities packed the house at a recent affordable housing community meeting hosted by Denver City Councilwoman Robin Kneich. At the standing-room-only event, FRESC leaders shared their stories of struggling to find reasonably priced homes in a booming city where the average median home sales price is over $315,000 and apartment rents skyrocketed by 8% since 2013.

Partnership for Working Families | July 22, 2014

Neighbors of Lakeside Development at U.S. Steel Site Seek Benefits, Too, DNAinfo Chicago
Clergy from region seek meeting with Waterbury Hospital chairman over preserving 'community benefits', Waterbury, CT Republican-American

Partnership for Working Families | July 11, 2014
Leslie Moody | June 27, 2014

Friends -
Monday marks my last day at the Partnership, and the beginning of a new chapter for this incredible network. In August we welcome our new Executive Director, Nikki Bas, who has been a fantastic partner and leader, board chair and friend. You can send her a note of welcome at nfb@forworkingfamilies.org. Until Nikki starts at the Partnership, our capable Deputy Director, Kathleen Mulligan-Hansel (kmh@forworkingfamilies.org), will act as Interim Executive Director. READ MORE

Partnership for Working Families | June 27, 2014
Partnership for Working Families | June 24, 2014

Two recent agreements in Detroit are pointing the way towards a new model of economic development.

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