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As Extreme Weather Increases, We Must Learn Lessons From Hurricane Katrina

By Lauren LaBorde, JMA Communications Specialist All the recent extreme weather events communities have been experiencing both in the U.S. and internationally has me thinking about Hurricane Katrina, the 17th anniversary of which was on Aug. 23. The date is

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AL.com, September 23, 2022
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Group calls for putting an end to alleged use of child labor at Hyundai suppliers

JMA is part of group of 24 regional and national labor, community, civil rights, faith and environmental justice groups calling on Hyundai to ensure that child labor is not being used in any of its supplier plants, as reports of

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Pathways to an Equitable and Just Energy Transition: Jobs and Workforce Development workshop

JMA Executive Director spoke on a panel about jobs and workforce development in The National Academies’ Pathways to an Equitable and Just Energy Transition workshop. Watch the session below: Jobs and Workforce Development Session from The National Academies on Vimeo

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How to Ensure Recent Federal Investments Benefit Workers and Communities

by Michael Lawliss, JMA Senior Policy Coordinator As states and cities begin to receive funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), President Biden signed off on two new laws that will continue the flow of federal funds

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Manufacturing Jobs for Women event

Para español: On July 27th, Jobs to Move America (JMA) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) will host an event with the DOL Women’s Bureau National Director Wendy Chun-Hoon in Birmingham to discuss the benefits for women of new

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LRAN Conference 2022: Building Power for Black and Brown Workers

JMA’s Mississippi Community Engagement Coordinator Angela Dawson and Southern Policy Manager Patricia Todd spoke at the 2022 Labor Research & Action Network Conference on June 21-22. Watch the video here:

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JMA Staff Reflects on the Overturning of Roe v. Wade

June was supposed to be a month of commemorating struggles for freedom with Juneteenth and Pride. But then on the last Friday of the month, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, which dialed back freedoms for women and

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WLBT, July 1, 2022
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U.S. Secretary of Labor makes visit in Capital City to discuss ways to improve work conditions in the Magnolia State

U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh visited Jackson State University (JSU) on Thursday, June 30 for a panel with labor officials and community organizers.

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We Still Have Work to Do to Win True Freedom for Workers

By Erica Iheme  I am a daughter of Alabama, born and raised. Before coming to JMA, I spent 17 years working as an organizer across the country before coming back home to take what I learned back to my community.