The Connecticut Jobs and Human Rights Task Force is the outcome of a 2021 virtual New Haven Town Hall meeting to raise consciousness of the problem of unemployment in Connecticut and the need for sustainable jobs that meet human needs. Building on a model initiated in Dayton Ohio and later implemented in Memphis Tennessee by… Read More NJFAN’s Connecticut Jobs and Human Rights Task Force Expands Outreach: Former Social Work Interns Join Staff as Organizers
The National Jobs for all Network (NJFAN) is pleased to announce its enthusiastic support for the National Infrastructure Bank (NIB) Act sponsored by Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL-7). Indeed, it is hard to think of a reason not to support a bill that would provide seven trillion dollars of loanable funds to state and local governments… Read More National Jobs for All Network Endorsement of the National Infrastructure Bank Act
by Jennifer Perez In 2021, the National Jobs for All Network hosted the New Haven Good Jobs for All Virtual Town Hall. Following the Town Hall meeting, a group of individuals began monthly virtual meetings in hopes of making connections with community leaders and legislators to create the Connecticut Jobs and Human Rights Task Force.… Read More NJFAN Leads Effort to Enact Full Employment Trust Fund in Connecticut
By Philip Harvey From its founding in 1994, the goal of the National Jobs for All Network* has been a federal government commitment to ensure the availability of useful, living-wage work for every job seeker in the country—regardless of local or national economic conditions. Chief among the sources of inspiration for our goal is President… Read More NJFAN and a 21st Century Economic Bill of Rights
By NOREEN CONNELL The winner of the Democratic primary election for New York City mayor usually goes on to win in November, the two big exceptions being mayors Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg. Out of the eight Democratic mayoral candidates receiving endorsements and press attention, three have made strong promises about programs to create jobs,… Read More NYC’s Primary Election: A Leap Forward for A Jobs Guarantee, or Train Wreck?