Rebuilding the Base: Lessons from Four California Communities' Efforts to Reuse Closed Military Base Installations

June 27, 2008 -- Partnership for Working Families

Rebuilding the Base: Lessons from Four California Communities' Efforts to  Reuse Closed Military Installations, a new report by the Partnership, reveals how communities are devastated by base closures and are often unable to replace the number or quality of jobs lost.

Rallying to Ensure that Union Station Works for Denver's Working Families

May 18, 2008 -- FRESC

April 14th marked the latest Campaign for Responsible Development (CRD) action that included a rally and march around City Hall and the delivery of more than 1,800 postcards calling on the Mayor of Denver to ensure that community benefits are a part of the redevelopment of Union Station, the city’s regional light rail and transit hub.  More than 130 supporters participated in the action.  The passionate words of grassroots leaders were captured in 

Working Partnerships USA Launches Campaign to Expand Living Wage to San Jose International Airport

May 18, 2008 -- Working Partnerships USA

Last month, community, labor and faith leaders came together to call for the City of San Jose to assure that it is truly building a better airport – by ensuring a living wage, establishing increased oversight of subcontractors, and guaranteeing the highest quality, most skilled employees serving the airport’s millions of annual passengers.

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