The Leadership Conference is working diligently to see that Tom Perez is confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Labor. Perez is an eminently qualified public servant and consensus builder who has dedicated his career to ensuring that all individuals are treated fairly and have the opportunity to succeed. He has served with integrity and distinction at the local, state and national level, compiling an outstanding record of achievement.
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Resources and Reports
Transportation equity is a civil and human rights priority. Access to affordable and reliable transportation widens opportunity and is essential to addressing poverty, unemployment, and other equal opportunity goals such as access to good schools and health care services.
Statement for the Record - House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure - Beckley, West Virginia Field Hearing on “Improving and Reforming our Nation’s Surface Transportation Programs”
Organizations Working on Transportation Equity
Opportunity for All! Sign the Transportation Equity Pledge
Transportation is a crucial link to ensuring opportunity for all,
connecting us to schools, housing, health care, grocery stores, and,
most importantly, jobs. But millions of low-income people and people of
color live in communities where quality transportation options are
unaffordable, unreliable, or even nonexistent.
Join us in calling on Congress to invest in transportation that expands opportunity for all.