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Building a Diverse, Equitable Infrastructure Workforce Past Event

Building a Diverse, Equitable Infrastructure Workforce

Join the Center for American Progress, North America's Building Trades Union, and a distinguished panel of innovative policymakers and leading labor voices to discuss efforts to ensure equity in the infrastructure workforce.

To Tackle Climate Change, We Must Reform Land Use Report

To Tackle Climate Change, We Must Reform Land Use

In addition to rapid electrification of the transportation sector, Congress must reform its transportation policies to expand transportation choice—including transit, biking, and walking—and encourage infill development.

Kevin DeGood

Advancing Equity Through Grid Modernization Article
An aerial view shows electrical lines running through a neighborhood in Austin, Texas, on February 19, 2021. (Getty/Joe Raedle)

Advancing Equity Through Grid Modernization

Congress and the Biden administration must invest in modernizing the nation’s power grid to ensure all Americans have access to reliable, affordable, and pollution-free electricity.

Mikyla Reta, Elise Gout

How the American Jobs Plan Delivers Climate Action Article
U.S. President Joe Biden listens during a virtual Leaders Summit on Climate with 40 world leaders, April 2021. (Getty/Al Drago-Pool)

How the American Jobs Plan Delivers Climate Action

Fulfilling the United States’ mandate to tackle the climate crisis begins with fully funding long-term clean energy investments, as included in President Joseph Biden’s American Jobs Plan.

Trevor Higgins, Elise Gout, Sally Hardin

How Infrastructure Reform Can Prioritize Ocean Climate Action Report
 (A woman rides on a tour boat as a container ship is offloaded at the Port of Los Angeles in Terminal Island, California, March 2020.)

How Infrastructure Reform Can Prioritize Ocean Climate Action

As the Biden administration and Congress pursue ambitious infrastructure investments, they should look to the ocean to build a clean energy future.

Rennie Meyers, Alexandra Carter, Miriam Goldstein

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Tackling Climate Change and Environmental Injustice

Tackling Climate Change and Environmental Injustice

We pursue climate action that meets the crisis’s urgency, creates good-quality jobs, benefits disadvantaged communities, and restores U.S. credibility on the global stage.

Restoring Social Trust in Democracy

Restoring Social Trust in Democracy

Democracy is under attack at home and abroad. We must act to ensure it is accessible to all, accountable, and can serve as a force of good.

Strengthening Health

Strengthening Health

We work to strengthen public health systems and improve health care coverage, access, and affordability.

Building an Economy for All

Building an Economy for All

Economic growth must be built on the foundation of a strong and secure middle class so that all Americans benefit from growth.

Advancing Racial Equity and Justice

Advancing Racial Equity and Justice

We apply a racial equity lens in developing and advancing policies that aim to root out entrenched systemic racism to ensure everyone has an opportunity to thrive.

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