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Trip to Washington

Jobless: Policy
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Gender and Job Loss

2005 National Conference on Sustaining Rural America

2004 National Conference on Job Loss and Recovery



Press Coverage

The "Jobs for the Future Project" is generating a lot of buzz in the media. Below are links to some of the articles that have been written so far:

The American Sociological Association, March 30, 2004

Charlotte Observer, "Jewels of North Carolina", March 24, 2004

CNN, March 19, 2004

WRAL - Raleigh, April 1, 2004

The Robesonian, April 7,2004

Congressional Rural Caucus, March 22, 2004

Seattle Post Intelligencer, "Rural jobless pleading for relief", March 21, 2004

Gwinett Daily Post, "Rural jobless plead for help on homefront", March 21,2004

KATU, "Jobless workers plead for 'rebuilding' on the homefront", March 20, 2004

Citizen Online, "Rural workers find lost jobs hard to replace ", March 19, 2004

WCNC, "Hit by manufacturing slump, rural jobless plead for 'rebuilding'", March 20, 2004

Wilmington Star, "Hit by manufacturing slump, rural jobless plead for 'rebuilding'", March 20, 2004

Community News, Spring 2004

For More Information, contact:

Rev. Mac Legerton, Executive Director
Patricia Locklear, Program Director, Sustainable Communities Program

Center For Community Action
P.O. Box 723
Lumberton, N.C. 28359

Jobs For the Future is a Project of the Center For Community Action
In Collaboration with Representatives From the Public and Private Secto