Providence: Clean Buildings and Union Jobs

Providence: Clean Buildings and Union Jobs

On March 7 the Providence, Rhode Island city council passed an ordinance requiring that all municipal buildings, including public schools, be carbon-neutral by 2040. It includes strong labor and equity standards that will create pathways to union jobs in communities...
Climate Change: In Case You Haven’t Heard…

Climate Change: In Case You Haven’t Heard…

Image credit State of the Global Climate 2023 Report The UN’s World Meteorological Organization (WMO) warned on March 19 that 2023 was the hottest year on record. In a report on the climate, it found that records were “once again broken, and in some cases smashed” for...
Get Access to That Infrastructure Funding!

Get Access to That Infrastructure Funding!

The NRDC (National Resources Defense Council) has just issued a report called ACT LOCALLY: An Equitable Investment Resource Guide for Advocates and Local Governments to Access Infrastructure Funding and Activate Bold Plans This resource provides local advocates and...
If You Have a Cause You Need a Union!

If You Have a Cause You Need a Union!

The nonprofit Breach Collective, with support from the Communications Workers of America, has just released a handbook for building worker power in the nonprofit sector. It’s called Organize Your Organization! A guide to unionizing your nonprofit workplace.  It...
Champions: Dorie Ladner

Champions: Dorie Ladner

“Champions” features current and historic figures who can inspire the struggle for a worker – and climate – safe world. In Memoriam  Dorie Ladner, lifelong civil rights activist and a mentor to both LNS Co-Executive Director Joshua Dedmond and LNS...
LNS Spotlight – Colette Pichon Battle

LNS Spotlight – Colette Pichon Battle

Colette Pichon Battle joined the LNS Board of Directors in 2023. She is an award-winning lawyer and climate justice organizer. She is a trusted voice in the climate justice and Black liberation movements, and her work focuses on creating spaces for frontline...