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Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2011
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source Center for American Progress
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance, Children & Families, Democracy & Governance, Housing, Public Safety
The goal of this report is to help local communities wrestling with the challenges of immigrant settlement. It focuses on helping them identify programs they can emulate and build on, and encouraging national, state, and local policymakers, as well as philanthropic and civic actors,...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2017
Level City or Town, County, State
State(s) All States
Source Center for American Progress
Policy Areas Economic Justice
This report highlights policy mechanisms that state and local governments can use to raise wages at an industry or sectoral level and to support worker organizations. Recommendations include, but are not limited to, using wage boards to establish industry-wide pay standards, partnering...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2014
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source Center for American Progress
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Community Development, Democracy & Governance, Economic Justice, Education, Health, Housing
This report is based on the practical experience and struggle of elected officials and advocates from around the country in moving their communities onto the "high road" of shared prosperity, environmental sustainability, and efficient democratic government. Its goal is to arm progressive...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2015
Level City or Town, County, State
State(s) All States
Source Center for American Progress
Policy Areas Economic Justice
Too often, the jobs created through government contracts have low wages, poor working conditions, and frequent violations of labor law are common. This report identifies the best practices in government contracting for state and local governments to raise standards for workers and...

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