Social justice

The debate surrounding immigration has always been a lively one wherein politicians have presented arguments advocating for everything from amnesty to closing the borders.

Living in the same city where you work fosters a critically important connection to the community and people you serve. Yet for firefighters, police officers, teachers, nurses and millions of other low- and moderate-income workers in urban areas, it can be a herculean challenge to find safe, affordable housing near where they work.

In January, Amalgamated took the opportunity to weigh in on a lawsuit filed in connection with New York City’s municipal ID card program (IDNYC).

Politico recently posted an article that caught my eye – “Can Big Bird survive Trump?”

As a child raised in rural North Florida during the 1970s, PBS (Public Broadcasting System) was a staple of my TV viewing.

In our rapidly-shifting and uncertain political landscape, the ability of unions to fulfill their responsibilities and protect their right to organize is absolutely critical.

Since the inception of trade, the most important part of investment management strategy has been the singular focus on yielding good financial returns. 

Rainbow flags are waving, crosswalks are being painted in rainbow patterns and cities the nation over are holding parades and festivals to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. 

This afternoon I sent the following message to the Amalgamated Bank community: The events of this past weekend in Charlottesville have at the same time saddened and angered us. They have forced many Americans to once again reflect on the issues that continue to divide us as a nation.