Statement on the 11th Circuit Reviving Birmingham Minimum Wage Case

July 25, 2018 -- Heather Appel

In response to the Eleventh Circuit’s decision to allow plaintiffs to proceed in the lawsuit challenging the State of Alabama’s actions to nullify a City of Birmingham minimum wage ordinance as intentional racial discrimination, the Partnership for WoIn response to the Eleventh Circuit’s decision to allow plaintiffs to proceed in the

Rep. Keith Ellison Joins Chorus of Consumers With Prime Day Message for Amazon: No Platform for Racists

July 17, 2018 -- Heather Appel

For Immediate Release - July 17, 2018

On Prime Day, consumers are turning up the heat on Amazon and making it a day of action across the nation. The 30-hour online sale event is inspiring activists across the country to protest the mega retailer, which profits from hate groups that sell their merchandise on Amazon.com. The latest person to add his voice to the chorus of demands on the multi-billion dollar corporation is Rep. Keith Ellison. 

"We Make This City" Campaign Launches in 10 Cities

June 20, 2018 -- Heather Appel

On June 20, communities in 10 cities around the country will stake their claim on the future of their neighborhoods, resources and institutions. With the launch of the “We Make This City” campaign, Partnership for Working Families affiliate organizations will build a collective vision of cities that provide the foundation and infrastructure all people need to live full and healthy lives.

Introducing the Partnership's next Executive Director!

June 13, 2018 -- Darlene Lombos

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Partnership for Working Families, I am thrilled to announce that Lauren Jacobs will assume the role of Executive Director on August 1st.

Lauren is a dedicated campaigner and seasoned executive with over two decades of experience building power with low wage workers and their communities – with both labor unions and community organizations.

Community Activists in “shortlist” cities to Amazon: Negotiate with us, if you want to bring in HQ2

April 10, 2018 -- Heather Appel

April 9 - Activists from cities that have been placed on the “shortlist” for Amazon’s second headquarters will launch a series of actions this week, demanding that the company negotiate with communities that will be impacted by its effects on jobs, housing and public services. 

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