Lauren Jacobs

Lauren Jacobs is executive director of the Partnership for Working Families, a national network of 19 affiliated organizations driving a progressive agenda to harness the power of cities for change in our regions and leveraging that influence at the state and national levels. The Partnership recently launched a national campaign called

We Make This City

to take back control of our cities from corporations.


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Voters in several states consider initiatives on progressive measures that major corporations are working hard to defeat. Read more

Housing and Transportation