A NEW SAFETY NET FOR WORKING FAMILIES:
Green Jobs and Low-Wage Workers
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
9:00-10:30 a.m. ET
To listen to the audio webcast, register at
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), the economic stimulus package passed in February, provides significant resources for developing environment-friendly “green jobs.” The act includes $48 billion overall for job training and education, nearly $100 billion for transportation and infrastructure, $20 billion in tax incentives for renewable energy, and more than $41 billion for energy-related programs. But it is unclear how green investments will benefit the country’s most vulnerable individuals: low-wage workers with limited skills.
Be part of the conversation as our panel of experts seeks answers to such questions as
At the Urban Institute
2100 M Street N.W., 5th Floor, Washington, D.C.
Light breakfast will be provided at 8:30 a.m. The forum begins promptly at 9:00.
You will need to register for the webcast on the same computer you will use to listen. You can register anytime up to and during the event. To access the webcast, you can go to the same link where you registered, http://www.visualwebcaster.com/event.asp?id=57776.