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Partnership for Working Families | April 21, 2021

Statement on the Verdict in Derek Chauvin Trial 

The conviction of George Floyd's murderer brought many people a measure of relief and the validation of having a jury affirm that the violence that police inflict on Black communities is real and is wrong. It was an acknowledgement of George Floyd’s humanity. At the same time, we know this verdict isn’t justice.

Partnership for Working Families | February 17, 2021

The Golden State Stimulus deal announced today by Governor Newsom with legislative leadership is a strong first step in providing financial relief for many undocumented immigrants in California, and centering economic relief from the pandemic on need, not immigration status. In the package announced today, ITIN holders earning up to $75,000 will receive $600 in relief, with those who qualify for the California Earned Income Tax Credit receive a total $1,200 payment - critical aid to undocumented immigrants left out of federal relief efforts.

Heather Appel | January 6, 2021

In response to the failed coup attempt by white supremacist Trump supports today, Partnership for Working Families Executive Director issued the following statement:

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Partnership for Working Families | April 13, 2021

In cities across the country, people come together everyday to realize a shared vision of thriving communities for themselves and their neighbors. Yet hundreds of thousands of working people have earnings that don’t come close to covering their most basic costs.

Jamila | May 28, 2020

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Heather Appel | March 17, 2020

As you begin applying for Unemployment Insurance (“UI”) amid COVID-19 concerns, you may have questions about the application process. Below is information that may be helpful to people employed in California.

Please note, the information below is not intended to provide, and does not constitute, legal advice. It is for general informational purposes only. If you have a specific question about your situation, please reach out to a non-profit legal service provider.

Here is a list of documents or information to have on hand before you apply for UI:

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Building a New Economy for All

The Partnership is leading a renewal of our economy in metropolitan regions across the country. We build diverse community and labor alliances to advance innovative programs that create quality jobs and strengthen healthy communities.

  • Building a powerful network of urban affiliates
  • Forming strong alliances with organizations and advocates
  • Winning campaigns to bring good, safe jobs to low income communities & communities of color

Resulting in green cities, and healthier living for working families

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