U.S. Department of Commerce, Aspen Institute Announce Seven Regional Site Teams Selected for ‘Communities that Work Partnership’
On July 15, 2015, AspenWSI and the Economic Development Administration announced the seven regional site teams selected to join the Communities that Work Partnership.
Even without a plan for how to achieve or pay for vastly more higher education, everyone seems to agree it is somehow the solution to poverty, economic disenfranchisement and inequality. Alas, it almost surely will not work.
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This second event in the Big Ideas for Job Creation series will highlight three strategies that have each demonstrated the potential to expand employment opportunities for individuals and communities that face particular challenges. These three strategies, while they have yet to become mainstream practice in the US, each have the potential to be scaled and replicated. Read More
About the Book:There’s no denying that service businesses like retail and fast-food chains have been engines of job growth. But, these industries typically offer bad jobs—low wages, scant benefits, and erratic work schedules. And not just low wages, but poverty-level wages. Nearly one in four working adults in America cannot support a family. Read More