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Our governments — federal, state, and city — spend a combined $2 trillion per year purchasing the goods and services that keep our cities running and neighborhoods connected. At the national level, Jobs to Move America engages in research and policy advocacy to ensure these public dollars do the most public good. We do this by helping agencies and policymakers combine public investments in our infrastructure with the creation of worker-friendly, family-supporting jobs.

To achieve this vision, we partner with JMA’s regional teams and at the national level with transportation, labor, civil rights, environmental, and policy allies.

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Accelerator for America: Maximizing Investment for Job and Small Business Growth

Local officials across the country are contending with how to build a sustained recovery from the coronavirus pandemic that includes the entire community, including how to get residents back to work into well-paying jobs. To accelerate the economic recovery, the New Partnership on Infrastructure (NPI) recommends that Congress: establish a national training center for workforce …

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  • Reports & Policy Briefs

Build Local, Hire Local

The Build Local, Hire Local bill contains a comprehensive set of reforms to raise wages and labor standards, strengthen unions, invest in American manufacturing, create new opportunities for high-quality jobs, and strengthen communities.

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  • Good Jobs Policies

U.S. Employment Plan

The U.S. Employment Plan (USEP) is our customizable, federally-approved policy tool that builds good jobs and equity into the public purchasing process.

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  • Good Jobs Policies

The Power of Inclusive Procurement

How can inclusive procurement help create a fairer economy and healthier environment? Find out in our "Power of Inclusive Procurement" -- filled with tips and suggestions for how to bring inclusive procurement to your community.

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  • Handouts

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