Resources

Coalition Comment on Proposed Updates to Uniform Guidance

Coalition Comment on Proposed Updates to Uniform Guidance

The Local Opportunities Coalition, alongside supporting partner organizations, constitute 148 organizations from across the country who submitted comments regarding proposed updates to federal grant rules—known as the Uniform Guidance—that dictate how states and...

Jobs to Move America and UCLA Law Review Webinar

Jobs to Move America and UCLA Law Review Webinar

On November 8, 2023, Jobs to Move America and the UCLA Law Review presented “Preemption Through Procurement” a webinar discussing the evolution and impact of a long standing legal misinterpretation of “competition” in federal procurement law, which has prevented state...

2023 Congressional Letter

2023 Congressional Letter

Last week, a letter signed by 61 Members of Congress was sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in support of the Local Opportunities Campaign efforts to update current federal grant regulations, which are known as the Uniform Guidance. The letter was led...

Webinar: Local and Targeted Hiring

Webinar: Local and Targeted Hiring

On May 13, 2022, Jobs to Move America partnered with the EARN Network to host an event on local and targeted hiring practices.  The webinar, which also featured speakers from LA Metro and Stand Up Nashville, discussed the historical and legal background of local and...

New America Good Jobs Panel

New America Good Jobs Panel

New America hosted the panel on Oct. 24, 2022 to discuss the importance of using recent federal investments to create good jobs. JMA’s National Director, Miranda Nelson, was on the panel. Watch it below.

National League of Cities Webinar

National League of Cities Webinar

On June 14, 2022, Jobs to Move America partnered with the National League of Cities to host a webinar on how elected and agency officials around the country can create good jobs for their residents using local and targeted hiring policies. The call covered the history...

Guide to Using Local and Economically-Targeted Hire

Guide to Using Local and Economically-Targeted Hire

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), also known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), was signed into law on November 15, 2021. This federal legislation will bring $1.2 trillion to states and cities over the next 5 years to repair and build roads...