Working Families Win is proud to report that activists from 21 states answered the call to “Buy American” this Fourth of July! Volunteers across the country from Alaska to Georgia and from Arizona to Maryland helped educate their friends, family and neighbors about the benefits of Buying American. We will continue to promote policies that Invest in America and we hope you will continue to stay involved. Check back here soon for additional action items!
Did you know that if every American spent an extra $3.33 on U.S. made goods every year, it would create nearly 10,000 new jobs! Do your part this Independence Day!Follow these easy steps to ensure your holiday events are Made In America:
Click on the links below to download educational materials for your local picnic, party or parade. Feel free to print and distribute this information as desired.
Thank you for doing your part to spur the American economy!
Why Buy American?
Fifty-five percent of US workers have been hit by the recession. Real wages for working Americans have plummeted 19% since 1972 and the savings rate has turned negative. Our trade deficit with China expands daily and since 2001 has cost us over 2.8 million jobs. The American worker is working harder for less. When you buy American made products, you put money in the pockets of your fellow AMERICANS. Click here to find out more.