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The Law and Political Economy Project , January 10, 2024
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Reclaiming the Progressive Potential of Procurement

A longstanding misinterpretation of procurement law keeps cities and states from using federal money to advance local policy goals. JMA’s Madeline Janis and UCLA School of Law Professor of Legal Ethics Scott Cummings on how groups like our Local Opportunities

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Local Opportunities Coalition Comment in Response to Proposed Updates to Uniform Guidance

The Local Opportunities Coalition, alongside supporting partner organizations, constitute 148 organizations from across the country who submitted comments regarding proposed updates to federal grant rules—known as the Uniform Guidance—that dictate how states and localities can spend federal money. Since the

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Watch Our Alabama Learning Trip Recap Video

Jobs to Move America hosted a Learning Trip to Alabama for our supports to gain an understanding of the labor and civil rights movement in Birmingham and Anniston, and what is being done to create good jobs in the area.

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Forbes.com, August 10, 2023
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Why The Assumption That Manufacturing Jobs Are “Good” Is Dead Wrong

“Made in the U.S.A.” tells you nothing about the quality of jobs manufacturers are creating domestically. JMA Co-Executive Director Madeline Janis talks about the decline of U.S. manufacturing jobs, and how community benefits agreements and good policy can change this.

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Southern Program 2023 Alabama Learning Trip

Join Jobs to Move America from September 10-14 for a transformative trip through Alabama, the center of the civil rights movement and the growing Black-led worker justice movement. This is an opportunity to significantly contribute to the worker organizing and

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JMA’s Community Benefits Agreement With New Flyer: One Year Later

by Will Tucker, JMA Southern Director Earlier this month, the Jobs to Move America team in Alabama had lunch with nine New Flyer of America workers in Anniston, Ala. The workers were new to their jobs building, painting and testing

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Jackson Advocate, May 8, 2023
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OPINION: Racism is in the water in Jackson, but we can’t give up on the South

JMA’s Angela Dawson, a life-long Mississippi resident, writes about the Jackson Water crisis and the inequalities of our infrastructure system.