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By Pam Fendt, GJLN Executive Director
By Kate O’Hara, EBASE Community Benefits Program Director
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
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.
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.
Our Movement is Growing! And Go Pittsburgh!
Many of you joined us at the Good Jobs First conference in Baltimore for two packed days of CB
Over the past year, the enormous challenge posed by climate change has been catapulted into the limelight. Prominent leaders in all sectors are now calling for serious and immediate efforts to fight global warming. As mainstream interest in the "green economy" explodes, so too has the concept of green jobs: the alluring idea that efforts to defend the environment can also create new j
By Mark Spadafore, SANE Executive Director
On Thursday, March 27th, the Syracuse Alliance for a New Economy (SANE) co-sponsored a hearing o
The current trend toward a green economy in America has been long in coming. Many of our partners and allies have been inno
By Aditi Vaidya, EBASE Port Program Director