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Last fall, President Biden signed into law a historic, nearly $1 trillion bill to invest in American infrastructure. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, is an investment that can meet the demand for resilient, sustainable, and equitable infrastructure, which will only increase in the midst of global transformation and climate change.

But investing in hard infrastructure isn’t enough – we must also invest in a diverse, multigenerational workforce trained to power our infrastructure.
Join NSC in urging policy makers to support people powered infrastructure!

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NSC pushes for policies that train the next generation of infrastructure workers

As communities across the country get ready to implement new infrastructure projects, National Skills Coalition is calling on our policymakers to invest in skills training, supportive services, and local employment strategies that can support an inclusive 21st century infrastructure workforce.

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NSC invited to the White House

NSC CEO Andy Van Kleunen invited to participate in the White House Infrastructure Talent Pipeline Challenge roundtable, bringing attention to the need for people-powered infrastructure. The event kicked-off a 90-day challenge over the course of the summer to see how many commitments the Administration can get from companies, unions, and training providers to recruit people to be trained for skilled jobs created by various federal recovery and infrastructure investments, particularly in the areas of construction, broadband and electrification — including expanding electric vehicle infrastructure.

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