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 unions, underrepresented workers, and communities are forming powerful coalitions to effectively address common challenges for the benefit of all. It’s part of the Bank’s ongoing series (link) exploring strategies to amplify workers’ voices in our evolving economy.
We’re excited to share the interview with you here:
Q: What does Community Labor United do, and how does it differ from a labor union or community organization?
A: Our role is to bring together unions and community organizations around strategic issue campaigns where they may otherwise not be working together, particularly campaigns that promote the interests of low- and middle-income people. We focus on a range of different issues but our niche is bringing together communities and labor. We’re different from a union or another type of organization because we are a coalition—