Coalition seeks solutions to vexing childcare challenges

An article in the Bay State Banner highlighted the recent State House briefing we hosted call attention to the challenges of childcare. The article quotes, “one set of interconnected [...]

March and Rally to Stop Wage Theft

When: June 14, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

LABOR GROUP KNOCKS TARR OVER WAGE THEFT BILL POSTPONEMENT

By Michael P. Norton STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JUNE 14, 2018…..Disappointed activists trying to mount a late-session push for a bill to crack down on employers who fail [...]

AD CAMPAIGN LAUNCHING TO PROMOTE WAGE THEFT BILL

Michael P. Norton State House News Service As the Senate gears up for a Thursday debate on the issue, proponents of legislation targeting “wage theft” by employers are launching an ad [...]

OP-ED: Time for Mass. to give working mothers a break

In a recent Patriot Ledger op-ed, early education teacher Beth Fauteux and CLU’s senior researcher Nicole Rodriguez discuss how the state legislature can support working mothers and their [...]

CLU’s Lindsay McCluskey in Conversation with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

CLU’s Lindsay McCluskey in Conversation with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. This week CLU’s senior organizer Lindsay McCluskey sat down with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston to discuss how [...]

Salt of the Earth Awards 2018

When: June 6, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Nicole Rodriguez

Nicole is an experienced public policy advocate who researches and advocates for state policy solutions that centers the needs of communities. She is skilled in policy analysis, research, [...]

Shedding light on short-term rentals in Chinatown

A recent article in Pacific Standard examined the impact of short-term rentals, like Airbnb, on Boston’s Chinatown. The recent boom of short-term rentals in the neighborhood have displaced [...]

OP-ED: With more control, communities choose clean energy

In an op-ed published earlier this month in CommonWealth Magazine, our executive director, Darlene Lombos discussed how Community Choice Energy is allowing communities in our state to choose [...]