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Policy for the Public! Community Forums

We believe that people -- CTA riders and Chicagoans -- should have a direct say in how our public dollars are used to invest in public goods like transit.

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Alabama coalition and prominent Black union leaders send letters to New Flyer denouncing company’s phony diversity initiative

ANNISTON, ALABAMA—On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, the Alabama Coalition for Community Benefits – a coalition of workers and civil rights, faith, labor, and community groups – sent a letter to bus manufacturer New Flyer Industries denouncing the company’s recent announcement

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Good Jobs Everywhere: Why Manufacturing Jobs Should Advance Equity and Strengthen Communities

Jobs to Move America released this white paper documenting the results of interviews with New Flyer workers and preliminary findings from an academic study of manufacturing workers across Alabama and Mississippi by Alabama A&M University’s (AAMU).

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Chicago Sun Times, September 6, 2019
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CTA looks to create good jobs and racial fairness even as it grows

The CTA’s move to create training and career pathways for workers from marginalized communities is proof we don’t have to choose between tackling infrastructure issues or racial wealth gap, writes Jacky Grimshaw, Jobs to Move America board member, in the

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Building a more inclusive climate justice movement

How do we confront the social harms experienced by marginalized workers and collaborate towards a Green New Deal?

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Column: A Green New Deal worth taking

The Green New Deal is dominating the headlines, but what does this really mean for workers? A new report offers some important insights.

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Celebrating Black leaders in labor and transportation

This Black History Month, we are profiling a group of Black trade unionists, civil rights leaders, workers, and leaders in transportation.

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Congress takes a first step to give second chances, manufacturers should follow

While many consider the First Step Act to be just that -- a first step -- the bill may also contain important lessons for manufacturers looking to solve the sector’s ongoing recruitment crisis.

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BYD Apprenticeship Readiness Training

This pre-apprenticeship program will train people with systemic barriers to employment for clean, union jobs in the manufacturing industry.