Policies - Jobs

The Washington Bureau champions public policy initiatives that promote economic and social justice that will achieve the outcomes embodied by the League’s Empowerment Goals:
 

Access – For All – to 21st Century Jobs

Policy: Jobs

Access – For All – to 21st Century Jobs With the technology/telecom industry as the fastest growing sector of the U.S. economy that provides a host of job opportunities from entry-level positions to professional and senior leadership, it is imperative that African Americans and urban communities are fully empowered and prepared to participate in this sector.


WIOA Update 10.20.14

Policy: Jobs


Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Policy: Jobs

The House of Representatives passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) on July 9, 2014 with a strong bipartisan vote of 415 to 6. The House vote followed approval of the bill in the Senate (95 to 3) in late June of this year. The bill was signed into law by the President on July 22, 2014.


21st Century Agenda for Jobs and Freedom

Policy: Jobs

Background of the 21st Century Agenda for Jobs and Freedom


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