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Category: Apollo Alliance

Urban Agenda Presents “The New Apollo Plan, The Economic Stimulus, and NYC” on February 2nd

On February 2, 2009, Urban Agenda will present a program entitled The New Apollo Plan, The Economic Stimulus, and NYC. This event will be a public forum to discuss how federal stimulus funds can create quality jobs and a greener New York City.  Program participants will include Jerome Ringo, President of the Apollo Alliance, Mijin Cha from Urban Agenda, and leaders from the labor, environmental justice, and business communities.

This program will take place from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at the New York City District Council of Carpenters 395 Hudson Street, 10th floor. Space is limited for this event, so please RSVP by January 29th 2009 at www.urbanagenda.org/events.htm or at (212) 206-8747.

TIME Interviews Phil Angelides and Examines Green Collar Jobs

What Is a Green-Collar Job, Exactly? is a recent TIME article that explores green collar jobs.  The article includes a review of definitions of green collar jobs and has an interview with Phil Angelides, chair of the Apollo Alliance.

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