PRESS RELEASE: NEW SIX FIGURE DIGITAL AD CAMPAIGN: LEAVE NO JOB BEHIND, PASS THE BUILD BACK BETTER AGENDA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 20, 2021
Maddy McDaniel, Communications Director
[email protected] or 914-471-7716
NEW SIX FIGURE DIGITAL AD CAMPAIGN: LEAVE NO JOB BEHIND, PASS THE BUILD BACK BETTER AGENDA
Invest in America Action Launches Six-Figure Digital Ad Campaign Underscoring Need For The Public Investments in the Build Back Better Agenda
POLLING: 62% of Voters, Including a Majority of Independents, Support Passing the Investments in the American Jobs and Families Plans Together Through Reconciliation
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Invest in America Action launched a new digital ad campaign, “Leave No Jobs Behind,” emphasizing the need to pass the budget resolution and subsequent reconciliation package that make up the Build Back Better Agenda to ensure that not a single job is left behind on the road to rebuilding and modernizing the nation’s economy for middle class Americans.
The first ad in the campaign urges Congress to support critical investments in clean energy, the care economy, and public infrastructure in the Build Back Better agenda that would create millions of good-paying jobs — and to resist efforts to cut any of these investments and leave good jobs on the table. The ad also urges Congress to ensure these investments are paid for by making those earning over $400,000 and big corporations pay their fair share — not one penny from working and middle-class families.
“The Build Back Better agenda means three things: jobs, jobs and jobs,” said Zac Petkanas, senior advisor for Invest in America Action. “It means more jobs and better jobs that are paid for by ending tax breaks for corporations that ship jobs overseas. That’s why we must resist any cuts to the budget resolution that will leave Americans unemployed or our nation less able to compete with China in a 21st century global economy. We must leave no job behind by passing the Build Back Better agenda.”
The investments in President Biden’s full Build Back Better agenda will create millions of jobs and boost overall productivity:
According to the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce, a $1.5 trillion investment in hard infrastructure would create more than 10 million jobs:
A study from the UMass Amherst Political Economy Research Institute found that $225 billion in care investment would create over 5 million jobs in over 10 years.
Research from the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst found that between 1 million and 1.2 million clean energy jobs per year would be generated by the Build Back Better agenda.
The Build Back Better agenda would create jobs all across the country, including:
332,630+ jobs in Arizona
62,000+ jobs in New Hampshire
81,900+ jobs in West Virginia
390,000+ jobs in Virginia
See the full list here.
About Invest in America
Invest In America is a national rapid response operation advocating for robust public investment to rescue the economy from the COVID crisis and create prosperity for the future, and to fight back against fear-mongers who use deficit concerns as a scapegoat to starve American communities and businesses of resources.
The operation consists of two components: Invest in America, the charitable and public education arm, which is a fiscally sponsored project of Economic Security Project funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Economic Security Project co-chair Chris Hughes; and Invest in America Action, the advocacy and social welfare arm, which is a fiscally sponsored project of Economic Security Project Action funded by Chris Hughes and the Omidyar Network.