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East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable... | August 28, 2008

With Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at his side, Mayor Ron Dellums pledged to follow the L.A. Harbor’s example and fix the broken Oakland Port trucking system that is contributing to a public health crisis and forcing drivers to endure sweatshop working conditions.

Partnership for Working Families | August 28, 2008

By Kate Atkins, GANE Executive Director

With only a few months in existence, GANE kicks off the year by taking on an ambitious Community Be

Center on Policy Initiatives | August 28, 2008

By Susan Duerksen, CPI Communications Director

The Center on Policy Initiatives (CPI) celebrated an important victory in July, when the San Diego City Council approved several reforms we proposed to protect against some of the worst risks of privatization. These reforms will help make sure private contractors can't take over city functions by scrimping on worker health coverage in the quality of services.

Pittsburgh UNITED | August 28, 2008

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Sebrina Owens-Wilson | August 28, 2008

In 2007, working families struggled to make ends meet in regional economies that continued to be marked by unprecedented inequality.

Partnership for Working Families | June 27, 2008

Rebuilding the Base: Lessons from Four California Communities' Efforts to  Reuse Closed Military Installations, a new report by the Partnership, reveals how communities are devastated by base closures and are often unable to replace the number or quality of jobs lost.

Working Partnerships USA | May 18, 2008

Last month, community, labor and faith leaders came together to call for the City of San Jose to assure that it is truly building a better airport – by ensuring a living wage, establishing increased oversight of subcontractors, and guaranteeing the highest quality, most skilled employees serving the airport’s millions of annual passengers.

Pittsburgh UNITED | May 18, 2008

By Tom Hoffman, Pittsburgh UNITED Executive Director

Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy | May 18, 2008

In April, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to approve a landmark policy that ensures that low income workers and their communities benefit from the construction jobs created by city redevelopment projects.

FRESC | May 18, 2008

April 14th marked the latest Campaign for Responsible Development (CRD) action that included a rally and march around City Hall and the delivery of more than 1,800 postcards calling on the Mayor of Denver to ensure that community benefits are a part of the redevelopment of Union Station, the city’s regional light rail and transit hub.  More than 130 supporters participated in the action.  The passionate words of grassroots leaders were captured in 

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