Get on Board!

Transit Equity Day, Tuesday, February 4, 2020, is a collaborative effort of several organizations and unions to promote public transit as a civil right and a strategy to combat climate change.

 

No Worker Left Behind in the Green New Deal

A Briefing Paper for Trade Unionists

LABOR & CLIMATE NEWS

Portland, Oregon’s “Clean Energy Fund” Foreshadows Green New Deal

Back in 2016, representatives of the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO), the Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA), Verde (a community-based environmental organization), the Coalition of Communities of Color, the NAACP, and 350PDX (the local...

Featured LNS Staff Member: Mike Cavanaugh

Mike Cavanaugh (pictured front right) joined the staff of the Labor Network for Sustainability as of February, 2019 as our Senior Strategic Advisor/Organizer  after a lifetime of working in the labor movement as an organizer and advocate for workers and their unions....

Transit Equity Day is Coming Save the Date – Take Action!

Last year, people took action in dozens of cities across the U.S. demanding that our local, state and federal governments make public transit accessible and affordable to all, create good jobs by expanding our public transit systems, and protect our health and climate by using renewable energy to power our buses and trains.

Labor and the Green New Deal

It was an iconic moment: Young people occupy Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s office demanding a Green New Deal to put millions of people to work making a climate-safe economy—when suddenly newly-elected Congressional representative and overnight media star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins them with a resolution in hand laying out principles for a Green New Deal.

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