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By Pam Fendt, GJLN Executive Director
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.
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.
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.
By Natalie Greene, Pittsburgh UNITED Researcher
Two significant events coincided on March 14th on the 3rd Floor of the David L.
By Marcos Vargas, CAUSE Executive Director
The Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy (CAUSE) began its seventh year of op
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 Aditi Vaidya, EBASE Port Program Director
By Carmen Rhodes, FRESC Executive Director
Colorado, like several other states, has the potential to be a national leader in the production
The current trend toward a green economy in America has been long in coming. Many of our partners and allies have been inno