Monthly Archives: August 2019

New Resource: The Potential Pitfalls of Privatization

We are thrilled to share a new resource developed in partnership with In the Public Interest (ITPI): The Potential Pitfalls of Privatization. In addition to a general overview on the topic, we wrote three subject-specific memos on education, infrastructure, and public services. The memos cover areas of concern, key questions to ask, and important steps to take. We

New policy briefs on trans equity, drug policy, and workers’ rights

Local Progress is pleased to release three new policy briefs as part of its 2019 edition of Policy for Local Progress. Equality and Equity for Trans, Nonbinary, and Gender Nonconforming People  Establishing Partnerships to Improve Enforcement of Workplace Standards Lessons in Taking Drug Policy Reform Local We were thrilled to co-author these policy briefs with

#LP2019: Our largest, most powerful convening yet

Last month, more than 250 local elected officials, community leaders, policy and labor partners from across the country gathered in Detroit for the largest, most diverse, and most powerful Local Progressconvening to date. We were thrilled to be welcomed by Detroit Councilmember Raquel Castañeda-López, Council President Pro Tem Mary Sheffield, School Board President Misha Stallworth, Grand Traverse County Commissioner Betsy Coffia, and Detroit Action

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