A new campaign, Corporate Backers of Hate is looking to expose the role some U.S. corporations are playing in profiting from the abuses suffered by the communities of color under the Trump administration. Click here to read the rest of this article.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 28th, 2017
Partnership for Working Families Calls on Berkshire Hathaway to Publicly Commit Not to Bond Border Wall, Detention Centers
Call comes on the heels of a 40 organization letter demanding contractors refuse to help Trump build the wall & proposed legislation in eight states & four cities to target companies that build the wall
La protesta popular contra las políticas antiinmigrantes y antitrabajadores de Donald Trump se amplía y desde ayer ha empezado a tener en su objetivo a empresas que hacen posible su agenda con sus inversiones o alineándose con la Administración. Click here to read the rest of this article.
NATIONAL – On May 1st, community members around the country will stand together in resistance to the Trump administration’s attack on immigrants and working people. Partnership for Working Families will be on strike and in the streets to demonstrate its solidarity and support for the acceptance and respect of all communities. Below is a statement from Partnership for Working Families Executive Director Nikki Fortunato Bas:
Planning Your Protest Against Wall & Detention Profiteering
The below are general suggestions for planning your action. Anyone planning an action should make sure you are familiar with local laws and regulations, including those related to trespass, that might inform your planning and action. For help, the ACLU and National Lawyers Guild are great resources and have local chapters in many places.
Partnership for Working Families submitted the following letter in support of AB 1008.
The Honorable Tony Thurmond
Chair, Assembly Committee on Labor & Employment
Re: AB 1008 (Fair Chance Act) — SUPPORT
Dear Assemblymember Thurmond:
Children drinking lead contaminated water, dams cracking and nearly collapsing, high-speed rail projects sitting stalled while highways fall into disrepair; this is what has become of America’s once gleaming infrastructure. And this is to say nothing of the more visionary projects — including universal access to broadband, childcare or green energy and transit — that have been largely abandoned as distant pipe dreams. Click here to read the rest of this article.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 28, 2017
Just days before the preliminary border wall bids are to be submitted,
More Than Forty Civil Rights, Immigration, Labor & Community Groups Urge Companies Not to Bid on Border Wall Contract
Groups call on companies to publicly commit not to profit from multi-billion dollar “symbol of racism & xenophobia”
The following letter was sent to contractors of major construction firms.
To Whom It May Concern:
We, as a broad coalition of organizations dedicated to the advancement of racial justice and a fair economy, write to urge your company to publicly commit not to participate in or support the design or construction of the US-Mexico border wall.