Partnership Blog & News

Puget Sound Sage | December 20, 2008

Puget Sound Sage successfully brought the Partnership for Working Families community benefits model to the northwest in 2008. We signed a landmark community benefits agreement, culminating a two-year campaign and we took the first step in inserting these values into Metro-Seattle’s public policy debate as well.

Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy | December 20, 2008

The Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE) won two major policy victories in 2008 that will expand opportunity and improve job standards for workers, while also combating port-related pollution.  LAANE also won a legal battle that paved the way for the implementation of a living wage law for 3,500 hotel workers.

Ports Trucking

Community Labor United | December 20, 2008

Community Labor United (CLU), working in the Greater Boston region, has had a successful year strengthening our partnership of base-building community and labor organizations.  Our focus has continued to be growing new organizing in our region, building power for working class communities and counteracting the growing gap between rich and poor.  We achieve these goals through collaborat

FRESC | November 18, 2008

Denver’s Regional Transportation District (RTD) has approved its first policy statement in support of affordable housing as part of its Strategic Plan for Transit Oriented Development (TOD).

Partnership for Working Families | November 18, 2008

By Ben Boyce, Living Wage Coalition of Sonoma County Coordinator

Central Arizonans for a Sustainable... | November 18, 2008

The metropolitan area of Phoenix is experiencing unprecedented change and growth unlike any other point in its history. Since the 1980’s, our population has ballooned in size, with new immigrant families making up much of this growth. Arizona now has the fourth-largest Latino electorate in the country.

East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable... | November 18, 2008

On September 24, 2008, the East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE) released an eagerly awaited report—one of the first of its kind—highlighting a growing majority of responsible development policies in the Bay Area that are making a difference in people’s lives.

Puget Sound Sage | November 18, 2008

By Grace Sheedy, Puget Sound Sage Outreach & Communications Coordinator

After almost two years of rallies, marches, postcard writing, a

Pittsburgh UNITED | November 18, 2008

One Hill CBA Campaign
The One Hill CBA Coalition has moved into the first stages of CBA implementation mode.

Citizen Action of Wisconsin Educati... | November 18, 2008

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