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New Studies Highlight Growing Wealth Gap

New Studies Highlight Growing Wealth Gap

Two new studies by the Pew Research Center show that America’s wealth gap has reached record levels.  In one study, Pew Research found that the median wealth of our country’s upper-income households was nearly seven times the median wealth of middle-income households in 2013—resulting in the largest wealth gap in 30 years since the Federal […]

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A Victory for Retail Workers in San Francisco

A Victory for Retail Workers in San Francisco

Last week, the Retail Workers Bill of Rights became law in San Francisco—making the city the first in the nation to address the industry specific problems retail workers face every day, including unpredictable scheduling.  The new law, which is a package of two separate pieces of legislation, requires retailers with at least 20 employees and […]

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What the Waltons Can’t Buy

What the Waltons Can’t Buy

We did it. We said that this Black Friday would be bigger than ever. And thanks to support from communities, organizations, and faith leaders around the country, we made history. There are some things that even the richest family in America, the Waltons, can’t buy – people-power, hope, and respect just to name a few. […]

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