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NY Times Op-Ed: To Truly Resist Trumpism, Cities Must Look Within

NY Times Op-Ed: To Truly Resist Trumpism, Cities Must Look Within

12 Jul 2017 | Tracey Ross and Sarah Treuhaft

Long before the nation’s attention turned to the investigation of the Trump administration’s ties to Russia, the president’s discriminatory and divisive policies and rhetoric were drawing intense criticism — and cities were being lauded as leaders of the resistance against them. | Read more >

These Boston Apprenticeships Are Pushing the Economy Toward Equity

These Boston Apprenticeships Are Pushing the Economy Toward Equity

30 Jun 2017 | Courtney Hutchison

Donan Cosme was only 15 when he found himself in the crosshairs of gang life, facing off against a member of a competing gang, guns raised. More than a decade later, these two men would meet again — not as rivals, but as colleagues and fellow apprentices in Boston’s Sprinkler | Read more >

Trump’s Budget Should Enrage Everyone

Trump’s Budget Should Enrage Everyone

24 May 2017 | PolicyLink


Back in March, when the Trump Administration released its preliminary budget document for FY2018 (the so-called “Skinny Budget”), PolicyLink called it “a NIGHTMARE for the entire nation — poor and low-income people, middle-income people, people of color, children, seniors, people | Read more >