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Victory against Manchin’s “Dirty Deal”!

Victory against Manchin’s “Dirty Deal”!

We’re celebrating the recent defeat of US Senator Joe Manchin’s “Dirty Deal.” This was a proposal to undermine environmental reviews and fast-track fossil fuel projects like the Mountain Valley Pipeline. 

Larry Williams Appointed New LNS Executive Director

Larry Williams Appointed New LNS Executive Director

The Labor Network for Sustainability is proud to announce the appointment of Larry Williams as its new Executive Director. Larry’s task will be to help LNS realize its mission “to be a relentless force for urgent, science-based climate action by building a powerful labor-climate movement to secure an ecologically sustainable and economically just future where everyone can make a living on a living planet.”

First LNS Young Workers Convergence on Climate

First LNS Young Workers Convergence on Climate

For LNS’s inaugural Young Worker Convergence, we brought together nearly 100 young workers from 23 states (as well as DC and Canada) and more than 50 different worker and environmental organizations to participate in workshops, to hear from our union comrades who have successfully built labor power in service of climate justice, to share strategies across states and sectors, and to build a collective vision for a climate justice movement led by and for workers.

LA Teachers, Parents, and Communities Demand Heat-Safe, Climate-Safe Schools

LA Teachers, Parents, and Communities Demand Heat-Safe, Climate-Safe Schools

As Los Angeles temperatures soared this September, the United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) and its allies demanded that the Los Angeles United School District (LAUSD) bargain over their comprehensive climate justice proposals and take immediate action to address the extreme heat searing LA schools. The announcement for a September 6 press conference stated…