Partnership Blog & News

Partnership for Working Families | March 21, 2008

By Mark Spadafore, SANE Executive Director

On Thursday, March 27th, the Syracuse Alliance for a New Economy (SANE) co-sponsored a hearing o

East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable... | March 21, 2008

By Aditi Vaidya, EBASE Port Program Director

Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy | March 21, 2008

In the month of March, the Port of Los Angeles made history, enacting one of the most far-reaching pollution-reduction plans in the country.  The Clean Trucks Program approved by the L.A. Port Commission not only will dramatically improve air quality and cut diesel-related health problems, but will help lift 16,000 truck drivers out of poverty.

FRESC | March 21, 2008

By Carmen Rhodes, FRESC Executive Director

Colorado, like several other states, has the potential to be a national leader in the production

Leslie Moody | March 21, 2008

Defining Green

The current trend toward a green economy in America has been long in coming.  Many of our partners and allies have been inno

Central Coast Alliance United for a... | March 21, 2008

By Marcos Vargas, CAUSE Executive Director

The Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy (CAUSE) began its seventh year of op

Center on Policy Initiatives | March 21, 2008

By Donald Cohen, CPI Executive Director

We're used to a fast pace at CPI.  But we outdid ourselves during a recent 12-day stretch: We published new research, won new policy at City Hall, involved hundreds of people in a complex policy campaign, and maintained almost daily presence in local media.  The following chronology provides a picture of the work of CPI’s fantastic eight-person staff and demonstrates the media, policy and organizing impact we are having in San Diego.

Pittsburgh UNITED | March 21, 2008

By Natalie Greene, Pittsburgh UNITED Researcher

Two significant events coincided on March 14th on the 3rd Floor of the David L.

Working Partnerships USA | March 21, 2008

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

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:

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