A Federal Job Guarantee: The Cornerstone of an Equitable Economy

On Thursday, February 18, 2021, PolicyLink, the National Jobs for All Network, and Public Money Action, in collaboration with hundreds of organizations and individuals that are a part of the Job Guarantee Now! campaign, hosted a virtual town hall event launching the Federal Job Guarantee resolution, which was introduced that day by Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley. Speakers included: 

  • The Honorable Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley

  • Dr. Darrick Hamilton, Director of the Institute for the Study of Race, Stratification and Political Economy, The New School
  • Shawn Sebastian, Senior Strategist, People and Planet First Initiative in Rural America, People's Action

  • Dr. Steven Pitts, Host, Black Work Talk podcast; UC Berkeley Labor Center (retired)
  • Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder-in-Residence, PolicyLink (moderator)