Washington, DC – Today, Robert White announced his plans to implement a transformative jobs guarantee program that will bring down violent crime while mobilizing DC residents to address the impacts of climate change.

“We are facing a crisis of violent crime in our city and the best tool we have to stop violence is giving people opportunities to provide for themselves and their families in a healthy and productive way.” said Robert White, “As mayor, I will use the unprecedented resources at our disposal to implement a historic jobs guarantee program. This monumental program will drive down violence by giving people a real alternative to crime while addressing one of the most pressing issues of our time: climate change.”

The Jobs Guarantee for DC plan will put DC residents to work addressing the impacts of climate change and building resiliency and sustainability in our infrastructure. This program will guarantee residents job opportunities and training to drive down violence and will transition our economy to 100% renewable energy. You can read the full plan here