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February 12, 2019

Dear Jeff,

As you’ve seen, New Yorkers are committed to making their city a place where everyone contributes their fair share, where everyone has a say over their own future, and where neighbors look out for each other, no matter what they look like or where they come from. And Amazon has shown it refuses to play by these rules.

It turns out these feelings aren’t unique to New York. They apply to Newark and Northern Virginia, to Dallas and Denver, to Chicago and Columbus and communities in between.

So now that Amazon is considering pulling out of New York City and seeking a different place to expand your empire, you can leave us off your list. Our cities are for the many, and we’re committed to making them places where our families thrive, where working people get a fair return on our work, and where we pitch in together for a better future for us all.


Action Center on Race & the Economy (ACRE)
Alliance for Housing Justice
Center for Popular Democracy
Color Of Change
Daily Kos
Food Chain Workers Alliance
Food & Water Watch - Midwest
Jobs With Justice
National Nurses United
Partnership for Working Families
Right to the City
UE Western Region
U.S. Federation of Worker Cooperatives

East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE)
Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE)
Orange County Communities Organized for Responsible Development (OCCORD)
Public Advocates
Real Community Coalition
Warehouse Worker Resource Center
Working Partnerships USA

Farmworker Association of Florida

Georgia STAND-UP

Centro de Trabajadores Unidos
Chicago Jobs With Justice
Chicago Workers' Collaborative
Grassroots Collaborative
Latino Union of Chicago
Little Village Environmental Justice Organization
Northern Illinois Jobs with Justice
Restaurant Opportunity Center (ROC) Chicago
Warehouse Workers for Justice
Will County Jobs With Justice

Central Indiana Jobs With Justice
St Joseph Valley Project Jobs with Justice

Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center

City Life / Vida Urbana
Community Labor United
Massachusetts Jobs With Justice

New York
Coalition for Economic Justice, Buffalo
Tompkins County (NY) Workers' Center

Cleveland Jobs with Justice
Toledo Area Jobs with Justice & Interfaith Worker Justice Coalition

215 People's Alliance
Make the Road Pennsylvania
Media Mobilizing Project
Philadelphia Jobs With Justice
Pittsburgh Human Rights City Alliance
Pittsburgh United
Snack Like a Local
Youth United for Change

Jobs with Justice of East Tennessee


Grassroots Alexandria
La ColectiVA
Metro DC DSA Northern Virginia Branch
Our Revolution Arlington
Showing Up for Racial Justice Northern Virginia
Tenants and Workers United

South Sound Jobs with Justice
Puget Sound Sage

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