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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Local officials attend in-district meeting on wage theft

On January 25th Representative Michael Moran and local officials met with constituents at an in-district meeting at the Brazilian Worker’s Center in Allston. The meeting focused on the impacts of [...]

Protesters urge Harvard to divest from Baupost Group

Mimi Ramos named as Roddenberry Fellow

We are excited to announce that Dorchester local Noemi “Mimi” Ramos has been selected to participate in The Roddenberry Foundation’s 2018 fellowship program. Her fellowship [...]