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Reagan vs. Cities: The 20th Century Battle Over South African Apartheid and Lessons For The Trump Era

By the 1980s, the apartheid political system in South Africa and its brutal oppression of people of color had become increasingly shocking to the world. Sustained global opposition resulted in the system’s collapse by the beginning of the next decade.

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Chicago Good Jobs Pipeline

Our community-labor coalition is developing a jobs pipeline to train Chicagoans facing barriers to employment for jobs at CRRC, a railcar manufacturer in Chicago.

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Capital & Main, January 28, 2014
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President Obama: The solution to unprecedented inequality is good jobs and opportunities for the disadvantaged

Underinvestment in job creation, training, education and public services like transportation put middle-class success out of reach for many Americans, while at the other end of the spectrum, wealth has been concentrated in very few hands.

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Community Benefits Agreements

Community Benefits Agreements (CBAs) are legally enforceable agreements between private companies and coalitions of community and labor groups that are used to secure a wide range of job standards and equity measures.

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Mint Press News, November 1, 2013
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Chicago Transit Authority tackles racial employment disparity

Much of $2 billion in new transit money will be built by local workers, thanks to a new agreement by a nonprofit and Chicago’s transit authority.

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Workforce Equity Programs

Jobs to Move America is working across the country to develop apprenticeship programs and job pipelines that will ensure people who have historically been denied access to manufacturing careers have the necessary skills to obtain good, family-sustaining manufacturing jobs.