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Images and Recap from Philly

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The Middle Class Task Force came to Philadelphia with a clear mission -- figure out how to make sure that our recovery from the current economic crisis benefits the middle class.
The Middle Class Task Force came to Philadelphia with a clear mission -- figure out how to make sure that our recovery from the current economic crisis benefits the middle class.
Over the course of the Task Force's first meeting last Friday -- which we liveblogged, every step of the way -- we heard architects talk about how to build green jobs while building green buildings, labor leaders talk about how to make sure green jobs are good jobs, and policy experts talk about how to make sure Washington focuses on green jobs.
You can read the Task Force's first full report (pdf), detailing how Green Jobs can serve as a pathway to a strong middle class, or view images from the slideshow below.