Partnership Blog & News

FRESC | March 21, 2008

By Carmen Rhodes, FRESC Executive Director

Colorado, like several other states, has the potential to be a national leader in the production

East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable... | March 21, 2008

By Aditi Vaidya, EBASE Port Program Director

Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy | March 21, 2008

In the month of March, the Port of Los Angeles made history, enacting one of the most far-reaching pollution-reduction plans in the country.  The Clean Trucks Program approved by the L.A. Port Commission not only will dramatically improve air quality and cut diesel-related health problems, but will help lift 16,000 truck drivers out of poverty.

Working Partnerships USA | March 21, 2008

Over the past year, the enormous challenge posed by climate change has been catapulted into the limelight.  Prominent leaders in all sectors are now calling for serious and immediate efforts to fight global warming.  As mainstream interest in the "green economy" explodes, so too has the concept of green jobs: the alluring idea that efforts to defend the environment can also create new j

Leslie Moody | March 21, 2008

Defining Green

The current trend toward a green economy in America has been long in coming.  Many of our partners and allies have been inno

Partnership for Working Families | February 19, 2008

By Mark Spadafore, SANE Executive Director

On December 13th, the Syracuse Post-Standard published the editorial, “Development Delays, Upsta

Citizen Action of Wisconsin Educati... | February 19, 2008

By Jennifer Epps, GJLN Organizer

Milwaukee’s residents are in the midst of a devastating crisis hinged on the lack of job opportunities, tr

FRESC | February 19, 2008

By Robin Kniech, FRESC Campaign for Responsible Development Coordinator & Program Director

East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable... | February 19, 2008

For the past year, the Coalition for Clean and Safe Ports (CCSP) has been fighting to fix the broken Port trucking system that has created a public health crisis in our community and poor working conditions for Port truck drivers.   Environmental, faith, religious and community activists recently met with Oakland Port Executive Director Omar Benjamin and his staff to express their alarm over environmental and health problems caused by diesel pollution generated at the Port; sweats

Center on Policy Initiatives | February 19, 2008

By Murtaza Baxamusa, CPI Research and Policy Director

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