By Pam Fendt, GJLN Executive Director
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
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.
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.
By Kate O’Hara, EBASE Community Benefits Program Director
By Tom Hoffman, Pittsburgh UNITED Executive Director
Our Movement is Growing! And Go Pittsburgh!
Many of you joined us at the Good Jobs First conference in Baltimore for two packed days of CB
By Mark Spadafore, SANE Executive Director
On Thursday, March 27th, the Syracuse Alliance for a New Economy (SANE) co-sponsored a hearing o
By Natalie Greene, Pittsburgh UNITED Researcher
Two significant events coincided on March 14th on the 3rd Floor of the David L.
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.