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Community Benefits Agreement News Weekly Roundup

April 4, 2014 -- Partnership for Working Families

GUEST COMMENTARY: A closer look at airport privatization agreement
I had to force myself to read the recently-signed Airport Development Agreement. All it takes is tiny type and legalistic language, and most of us will stop reading. It was passed by the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority with only four votes, little discussion and no public review.

Community Benefits Agreement News Weekly Roundup

February 28, 2014 -- Partnership for Working Families

Making Change at the Partnership

January 24, 2014 -- Leslie Moody

Friends -

This new year promises big change!

I am excited to announce that, after eight years of leading and directing the Partnership for Working Families, I will be passing the baton to a wonderful new director this summer. Following a thoughtful and deliberate transition planning process, our board – made up of the Executive Directors and select senior staff of our affiliates – has hired Nikki Fortunato Bas as the Partnership’s next Executive Director. Read more

A New Approach to Waste Management: More Good Jobs and a Cleaner Environment

July 16, 2013 -- Partnership for Working Families

The top 37 metro areas in the country are poised to create new jobs, make bad jobs into good ones, and solve tough environmental problems by transforming the way they handle their trash and recycling.

Transforming Trash in Urban America, a new report from the Partnership for Working Families, shows that creating jobs and slowing climate change through a new approach to waste management is both possible and urgent for America’s largest cities.

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