Press Releases

Más de 50 Líderes Comunitarios Lanzan la Campaña Innovadora para “Construir un Mejor Los Ángeles”

02/18/2016

PARA PUBLICACION INMEDIATA Contactos: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio•org Mariana Huerta Jones, 323-747-0699, mhuerta@allianceforcommunitytransit•org Una Iniciativa para Aumentar la Creación de Empleos y Unidades de Vivienda Asequible Los Ángeles, CA – Hoy, más de 50 líderes comunitarios atendieron el lanzamiento de Build Better LA, una iniciativa creada por una coalición primera en su clase por grupos […]

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Groundbreaking Coalition of Labor and Affordable Housing Advocates Launch Campaign to “Build Better LA”

02/17/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio•org Mariana Huerta Jones, 323-747-0699, mhuerta@allianceforcommunitytransit•org Would Increase Creation of Jobs and Affordable Housing Units Los Angeles, CA – Today, a first-of-its-kind coalition of labor and affordable housing advocates launched Build Better LA, an initiative to ensure that affordable housing and good jobs are part of sustainable development in […]

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Coalición Innovadora de Grupos Laborales y Proponentes de Vivienda Asequible Lanzan Campaña para “Construir un Mejor Los Ángeles”

02/17/2016

PARA PUBLICACION INMEDIATA Contactos: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio•org Mariana Huerta Jones, 323-747-0699, mhuerta@allianceforcommunitytransit•org  Aumentaría la Creación de Empleos y Unidades de Vivienda Asequible Los Ángeles, CA – Hoy, una coalición primera en su tipo de grupos laborales y proponentes de vivienda asequible lanzaron Build Better LA, una iniciativa para asegurar que vivienda asequible y buenos empleos […]

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Pasadena City Council Votes for Higher Wage w/Pathway to $15/Hour and Enforcement

02/02/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Allison Mannos, LAANE, amannos@laane•org Residents Celebrate As City Joins Cadre of L.A. County Cities Combatting Poverty Pasadena, CA – Joining the ranks of numerous Southern California cities who have raised their wages and fought wage theft, the Pasadena City Council voted unanimously Monday night in favor of a pathway to $15, and […]

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Pasadena Council Committee Votes for Wage Increase With Strong Enforcement

01/28/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Allison Mannos, LAANE, amannos@laane•org Vote Sets the Stage for Adoption of Citywide Policy by Full Council the Following Week Pasadena, CA – Hundreds of low-income Pasadena parents and community members attended in support of raising the minimum wage last night at the Ed Tech Committee hearing held at City Hall. The proposed […]

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Civil Rights Pioneer Congressman John Lewis Makes Rare Appearance in L.A.

01/23/2016

Media Advisory Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio•org Will Address Over 1,000 Community, Labor, Youth, Elected and Clergy Leaders in Student Town Hall On Saturday, January 23, the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO will host a town hall during its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Labor Breakfast to honor Congressman John Lewis, the […]

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Long Beach City Council Votes to Create Pathway to $15

01/20/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio•org Long Beach, CA – Last night – early morning, over 100 low-income working parents, nonprofits, researchers, and small business owners in support of raising the minimum wage attended the final vote by the Long Beach City Council. They advocated for Long Beach, as the second largest city in […]

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Statement by L.A. Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Supreme Court Taking on DACA/DAPA

01/20/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio•org Los Angeles, CA – The following statement was issued by Rusty Hicks, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to review President Barack Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration: “On behalf of the Los Angeles Labor Movement, we welcome […]

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Campaign to Raise the Wage Looks at Long Beach Leadership to Lift Thousands out of Poverty

01/13/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 213-446-8801, gabriella@launionaflcio•org Long Beach, CA – This evening, hundreds of low-income working parents, nonprofits, researchers, and small business owners in support of raising the minimum wage attended Mayor Robert Garcia’s State of the City speech. During the reception beforehand, a group of organizers and low-wage workers with the Raise […]

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Long Beach Minimum Wage Raise Clears Commission, Advances Towards Final Vote

01/06/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Allison Mannos, LAANE, amannos@laane•org Coalition Will Ask City Council to Support Strong Policy to Raise  6,500 Long Beach Families Out of Poverty Long Beach, CA – Dozens of low-income working parents, nonprofits, researchers, and small business owners in support of raising the minimum wage attended the Long Beach Economic Development Commission hearing […]

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