Making Infrastructure Jobs Work for All: How Communities are Ensuring that Infrastructure and Community Economic Development Initiatives are Inclusive

Oct 26, 2016 | by
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Estimates suggest that nearly $3.6 trillion is needed to repair America's crumbling infrastructure. There are countless potential infrastructure, land and community economic development opportunities that can have a myriad of economic, safety, and health benefits in low-income communities and particularly communities of color. Learn how communities are working to ensure that city and federal infrastructure and community economic development projects are being designed to ensure that they meet the employment needs of individuals – many individuals of color - who have been historically locked out of these jobs.