Frontline builds powerful broad-based coalitions across diverse communities connected to retail workers, who are primarily women, immigrants, and people of color, to advance economic and social justice. Through strategic partnerships, we develop innovative solutions to address the most pressing issues affecting workers and their communities.
- Make the Road New York: MRNY is an organization that builds the power of Latino and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services.
- Retail Action Project: The Retail Action Project (RAP) is a member-based organization with the mission of building worker power, elevating industry standards, and promoting family-sustaining jobs. They achieve this through engaging in collective action, highlighting worker voices, growing member professional capacity, and nurturing leadership.
- Good Old Lower East Side: GOLES (Good Old Lower East Side) is a neighborhood housing and preservation organization that has served the Lower East Side of Manhattan since 1977. GOLES is dedicated to tenants’ rights, homelessness prevention, economic development, and community revitalization.
- National Employment Law Project: NELP works to restore the promise of economic opportunity in the 21st century economy by working in partnership with national, state and local allies. They promote policies and programs that create good jobs, strengthen upward mobility, enforce hard-won worker rights, and help unemployed workers regain their economic footing through improved benefits and services.
- A Better Balance: A Better Balance is a legal team fighting to give American workers the time and flexibility they need to care for their families. We help to balance the demands of employment and home, ensuring that families are prioritized–not punished–in the workplace.
- CUNY Murphy Institute: The Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies was established in collaboration with New York City labor unions and the City University of New York. The Institute offers educational opportunities to union members and serves as an academic resource on issues of concern to the labor movement.
- New Economy Project: New Economy Project works with community groups to build a new economy that works for all, based on principles of cooperation, democracy, equity, racial justice, and ecological sustainability.
- Walmart Free NYC: Walmart Free NYC is a coalition of concerned workers workers and residents, small business owners, community leaders, clergy, and elected officials who are committed to increasing economic opportunities, preserving local businesses, and bringing more and better jobs to communities across New York.
- The Model Alliance: The Model Alliance (MA) is a not-for-profit labor group for models working in the American fashion industry. Models have an industry voice through the MA.
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