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Partnership for Working Families | November 13, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 13, 2018

CONTACTS: Kawana Lloyd, kawana@megaphonestrategies.com, 240-472-2860; Cabot Lee Petoia, 828-899-9239, cabot@megaphonestrategies.com

CPI Executive Director Kyra Greene Interviews Lauren Jacobs

Partnership for Working Families | October 16, 2018

"Moving towards transformative change is about not just reducing harm in the present moment, but also building the structures and institutions that enable us to win and do more in the future."

Statement on Amazon's announcement to pay a $15 minimum wage to US workers

Heather Appel | October 2, 2018

The workers who build empires like Amazon deserve a fair return on their work. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the history of the world and warehouse workers have helped him amass his $164 billion fortune.

Heather Appel | July 25, 2018

In response to the Eleventh Circuit’s decision to allow plaintiffs to proceed in the lawsuit challenging the State of Alabama’s actions to nullify a City of Birmingham minimum wage ordinance as intentional racial discrimination, the Partnership for WoIn response to the Eleventh Circuit’s decision to allow plaintiffs to proceed in the

Heather Appel | July 17, 2018

For Immediate Release - July 17, 2018

On Prime Day, consumers are turning up the heat on Amazon and making it a day of action across the nation. The 30-hour online sale event is inspiring activists across the country to protest the mega retailer, which profits from hate groups that sell their merchandise on Amazon.com. The latest person to add his voice to the chorus of demands on the multi-billion dollar corporation is Rep. Keith Ellison. 

Heather Appel | June 20, 2018

On June 20, communities in 10 cities around the country will stake their claim on the future of their neighborhoods, resources and institutions. With the launch of the “We Make This City” campaign, Partnership for Working Families affiliate organizations will build a collective vision of cities that provide the foundation and infrastructure all people need to live full and healthy lives.

Mapping State Interference

Ben Beach | April 12, 2018

By Ben Beach and Miya Saika Chen, Next City

Heather Appel | April 10, 2018

April 9 - Activists from cities that have been placed on the “shortlist” for Amazon’s second headquarters will launch a series of actions this week, demanding that the company negotiate with communities that will be impacted by its effects on jobs, housing and public services. 

Welcome to our newest affiliate

Heather Appel | April 9, 2018

We're excited to announce that Grassroots Collaborative, a powerhouse coalition based in Chicago, has affiliated with the Partnership for Working Families. 

Statement on Trump's Infrastructure Plan

Heather Appel | February 12, 2018

We’re not fooled by Trump’s so-called infrastructure plan. The infrastructure needs in this country are very real.

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