Partnership Blog & News

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

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.

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.

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

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

FRESC | February 19, 2008

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

OCCORD | February 19, 2008

By Eric Altman, OCCORD Executive Director

On Sunday, January 29, 2008, three hundred people braved what the Orange County Register describe

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