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What does CWA stand for?

CWA stands for Civil Works Administration

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Putting people to work In 1933, a lunchtime meeting led to the creation of an early New Deal programme andndash; the Civil Works Administration.
org 1-800-670-9499 Now in an updated and expanded second edition featuring a new introduction and afterword, Put To Work: The WPA and Public Employment in the Great Depression chronicles the history of the juggernaut job-creation programs of the 1930's, including the Works Progress Administration, the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, and the Civil Works Administration.
Among his closest advisers--agriculture secretary Henry Wallace, presidential aide Raymond Moley, labor secretary Frances Perkins, Civil Works Administration director Harry Hopkins, and budget director Lewis Douglas--were either conservatives who advocated for reduced spending or progressives who lobbied for increased oversight and aid for the poor.