JMA Southern Policy Manager Patricia Todd appeared at Ban Secret Deals’ online event, How to Take On the Economic Development Subsidy Machine. Watch it below:
Melanie J. Prasad, JMA’s Legal Director, spoke at “Community Benefits Agreements (CBA) 101” hosted by the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of the Secretary in collaboration with the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity on June 24, 2022. The goal
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:
On June 14, 2022, Jobs to Move America partnered with the National League of Cities to host a webinar on how elected and agency officials around the country can create good jobs for their residents using local and targeted hiring
Our coalition in Alabama and New Flyer, the largest electric bus manufacturer in North America, signed our Community Benefits Agreement on May 24, 2022. This is our first multi-state agreement, impacting New Flyer facilities in Anniston, AL and Ontario, CA.
Driving the Future: How to Electrify our School Buses and Center Kids, Communities, and Workers in the Transition
This represents a trailblazing effort to document the opportunity of school bus electrification in all its complexity.
On May 13, 2022, Jobs to Move America partnered with the EARN Network to host an event on local and targeted hiring practices. The webinar, which also featured speakers from LA Metro and Stand Up Nashville, discussed the historical
Representative Bass, Senator Gillibrand, and Senator Duckworth led a letter signed by 73 of their Congressional colleagues in support of Jobs to Move America’s local hire campaign
JMA released a report with The International Transportation Learning Center (ITLC) to assist public transit agencies in meeting the requirements in the bipartisan infrastructure bill to train workers in the operations and maintenance of zero emissions buses (ZEBs). In the
Between 1993 and 2020, Alabama gave away $4 billion in tax incentives to corporations like Amazon, Mercedes, Toyota and Google to incentivize job creation. But those giveaways were made with little to no transparency and accountability—and with often questionable return