Partnership Blog & News

Partnership for Working Families | July 22, 2014

Neighbors of Lakeside Development at U.S. Steel Site Seek Benefits, Too, DNAinfo Chicago
Clergy from region seek meeting with Waterbury Hospital chairman over preserving 'community benefits', Waterbury, CT Republican-American

Partnership for Working Families | July 11, 2014
Leslie Moody | June 27, 2014

Friends -
Monday marks my last day at the Partnership, and the beginning of a new chapter for this incredible network. In August we welcome our new Executive Director, Nikki Bas, who has been a fantastic partner and leader, board chair and friend. You can send her a note of welcome at Until Nikki starts at the Partnership, our capable Deputy Director, Kathleen Mulligan-Hansel (, will act as Interim Executive Director. READ MORE

Partnership for Working Families | June 27, 2014
Partnership for Working Families | June 24, 2014

Two recent agreements in Detroit are pointing the way towards a new model of economic development.

Partnership for Working Families | June 24, 2014

Residents, business owners, community organizations, and labor unions have joined to form a coalition called Union United that is calling for equity and inclusion in the planning process and aims to ensure that Union Square’s unique social fabric is protected.

Partnership for Working Families | June 13, 2014

The San Francisco Shipyard: Who gets the jobs? KALW San Francisco
Don’t make arena the next Yankee Stadium, Sacramento News and Review
What Will an NBA Team Bring to a Struggling City? “Not Much” Next City. Equity Factor

Partnership for Working Families | June 6, 2014

State Legislators sign Rail Community Benefits Agreement, WAND News
McCormick area concerns: traffic, parking, security, Gazette Chicago
Kings, K.J. snub Sacramento groups working to ensure equal community benefits from new arena, Sacramento News Review

Partnership for Working Families | May 29, 2014

Faith leaders from 40 congregations across Philadelphia celebrate the passage of Ballot Question #1 to raise the wage for thousands of workers.

Community Labor United | May 21, 2014

Public-private infrastructure financing is a hot idea these days, and no wonder. With state budgets still hurting from the Great Recession and Capitol Hill tied in knots, private investors look like very good partners for rebuilding our sewers, bridges, and roads.