Partnership Blog & News

Pittsburgh UNITED | February 19, 2008

Pittsburgh UNITED has brought attention to the need for a CBA around the new Pittsburgh Penguins hockey arena development in the Hill District and some of the gaps in the local development process through its recent actions – most notably the appeal of the Pittsburgh City Planning Commission’s decision to approve the arena master development plan.  The events leading up to this decision and subsequent appeal are quite complex as illustrated in the timetable below:

Center on Policy Initiatives | February 19, 2008

By Murtaza Baxamusa, CPI Research and Policy Director

Partnership for Working Families | February 19, 2008

By Mark Spadafore, SANE Executive Director

On December 13th, the Syracuse Post-Standard published the editorial, “Development Delays, Upsta

Citizen Action of Wisconsin Educati... | February 19, 2008

By Jennifer Epps, GJLN Organizer

Milwaukee’s residents are in the midst of a devastating crisis hinged on the lack of job opportunities, tr

FRESC | February 19, 2008

By Robin Kniech, FRESC Campaign for Responsible Development Coordinator & Program Director

East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable... | February 19, 2008

For the past year, the Coalition for Clean and Safe Ports (CCSP) has been fighting to fix the broken Port trucking system that has created a public health crisis in our community and poor working conditions for Port truck drivers.   Environmental, faith, religious and community activists recently met with Oakland Port Executive Director Omar Benjamin and his staff to express their alarm over environmental and health problems caused by diesel pollution generated at the Port; sweats

Working Partnerships USA | February 19, 2008

On Thursday, February 7th, Working Partnerships USA released the final report of the Community Budget Working Group and presented it to officials from the City of San Jose.

Community Labor United | February 19, 2008

By Lisa Clauson, CLU Executive Director

Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy | February 19, 2008

On Thursday, February 21, the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE) joined the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor and its allies in rallying over 100 workers, activists and clergy at a meeting of the Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA).

Leslie Moody | February 19, 2008

There is tremendous movement being built in metro cities all across the country.  Working people are energized about change, civically engaged in record numbers, and hopeful that 2008 will bring real economic prosperity and justice for all.  Answering the call for change, our work continues to push the limits of what can be accomplished to alleviate poverty, build the middle class, and ultimately sh

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