EVENT: Transporting Black Men to Good Jobs

Transporting Black Men to Good Jobs: Transportation Infrastructure, Transportation Jobs, and Public Transit

By race and gender, black men have the highest unemployment rate. Among male workers with a high-school diploma, black men have the lowest average hourly wage. This briefing will show how investments in transportation infrastructure, transportation jobs, and public transit can be an effective way to increase black male employment in good jobs.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
8:30 - 10:00 am
Rayburn House Office Building - Gold Room (2168)
45 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515

Coffee and a light breakfast will be available.

This event is open to the public and free, but please REGISTER HERE.

Algernon Austin
Director of the Program on Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy
Economic Policy Institute

Jeff Brooks
Administrative Vice President and Director of the Transit Division
Transport Workers Union of America

Anita M. Hairston
Senior Associate for Transportation Policy

Michelle Holder
Senior Labor Market Analyst
Community Service Society of New York

Brian Turner
Executive Director
Transportation Learning Center

Linda Harris
Director of Youth Policy