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Nikki Fortunato Bas is the Executive Director of the Partnership for Working Families, a network of coalitions across the country that harness the power of cities to transform our economy, environment and democracy. She joined the Partnership after serving as the Executive Director of one of its founding affiliates, the East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE), and as PWF's Board Chair. She brings over 20 years of experience in coalition building and campaigning around economic development, worker and immigrant rights, and environmental justice. She played leadership roles in EBASE's ground-breaking good jobs agreement for the redevelopment of the Oakland army base, Sweatshop Watch's landmark joint liability law for California's garment industry, and the formation of worker centers in Los Angeles and San Francisco. In her spare time, she enjoys running, baking, spending time with her family, and serves as a Board member of the Asian Pacific Environmental Network.