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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 email@example.com. Until Nikki starts at the Partnership, our capable Deputy Director, Kathleen Mulligan-Hansel (firstname.lastname@example.org), will act as Interim Executive Director. READ MORE
Community Benefits Agreements and You, Art Voice Buffalo
New lawsuit against arena asks for more community benefits, Sacramento Business Journal
Two recent agreements in Detroit are pointing the way towards a new model of economic development.
Residents, business owners, community organizations, and labor unions have joined to form a coalition called Union United that is calling for equity and inclusion in the planning process and aims to ensure that Union Square’s unique social fabric is protected.
The San Francisco Shipyard: Who gets the jobs? KALW San Francisco
Don’t make arena the next Yankee Stadium, Sacramento News and Review
What Will an NBA Team Bring to a Struggling City? “Not Much” Next City. Equity Factor
State Legislators sign Rail Community Benefits Agreement, WAND News
McCormick area concerns: traffic, parking, security, Gazette Chicago
Kings, K.J. snub Sacramento groups working to ensure equal community benefits from new arena, Sacramento News Review
Faith leaders from 40 congregations across Philadelphia celebrate the passage of Ballot Question #1 to raise the wage for thousands of workers.
Public-private infrastructure financing is a hot idea these days, and no wonder. With state budgets still hurting from the Great Recession and Capitol Hill tied in knots, private investors look like very good partners for rebuilding our sewers, bridges, and roads.
Have you ever gotten stuck in traffic on 101, or stuck on a Caltrain that isn’t moving, or stuck at a VTA stop waiting on a bus? If you live or work in Silicon Valley, whether you drive, take public transit, or both, your answer is probably “yes”. Read more from affiliate Working Partnerships USA on their campaigns for quality jobs and transportation justice.