BRINGING THE DIGNITY OF WORK TO EVERY ABLE AND WILLING INDIVIDUAL
COMING OUT OF PRISON, KEVIN WAS LOOKING FOR MORE THAN A JOB
With roadblocks at every crossroad, Kevin was simply looking for someone to give him a chance. His story is an inspirational reminder of how important work is to our self-worth.
Eric Watson and his wife started Express Employment Professionals almost two decades ago. They focus primarily on long-term contract staffing in manufacturing, warehousing logistics, office administration, and professional placement.
Key Points The hindrances to people finding work goes far beyond an unwillingness or inability to work. Those looking for work face many barriers that range from circumstantial to systemic and even policy roadblocks. It is important that we understand the roadblocks...
Key Points Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 1.3 June CPI exceeded expectations Fastest pace for inflation in four decades Today, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that in June the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 1.3, not seasonally adjusted. Year over...
TRUTH GRAF FOUND HER VOICE AND BECAME A CHAMPION FOR PRISON REFORM
MARKETING YOURSELF: GET YOUR DREAM JOB
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THE CHANGING COVID WORKFORCE
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Watch discussions featuring leaders from the Columbus-area sharing expertise on how to adapt to the changing work environment during and after the pandemic.
Exploring ways to break the cycle of poverty passed from generation-to-generation.
Offering opportunities that will jump start opportunity for youth in our communities.
Addressing safety net policies so that we meet needs while removing obstacles that trap people without helping people.
A review of the welfare cliffs that exist in the southeast of the United States and how legislatures can identify where cliffs exist in their state.
Dr. Lerman’s most recent report, focuses on Georgia’s Youth Apprenticeship program, created in the mid 1990s with fewer than 400 student participants. Today, the program has grown to more than 3,000 students in nearly 350 schools across the state.
Part 1 of 3 in a report on systemic welfare. This report demonstrates how the current system does not meet these assumptions and points to the need for reform.
Part 2 of 3 in a report on systemic welfare. In this report we explore the new system as we imagine it could be, give guiding principles, provide a general framework for how the reformed system can function, and establish preliminary steps needed to implement the vision.
Part 3 of 3 in a report on systemic welfare. In the final report we present a structure Georgia’s governor and executive agencies could adopt to effectively and in relatively short order implement a reformed system.
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