We invite you to join a webinar exploring approaches to help immigrant job-seekers access opportunity and integrate into the US economy.
We have embarked on an exciting adventure to answer the question of how cities and regions can prepare low-income working aged adults for quality 21st century jobs.
Unless we fix education, we cannot fix inequality, so Living Cities is working with cross-sector leaders in cities to re-engineer education, cradle to career.
Local initiatives need support in order to engage communities more equitably in their work and ultimately reduce inequality across different races, cultures and class groups.
Exploring what’s working and what’s getting in the way of growing jobs in ways that also expand opportunity for low-income residents.
Fund Good Jobs is a non-profit investment fund that tailors investments in the range of $100K to $2M with a blend of debt and equity capital to maximize growth and the creation of good jobs.
The question we need to be asking ourselves is: what can cities do to promote a broader sense of opportunity for all of their citizens?
We cannot claim victory if the economies we create leave our poorest people out.
Like many civic leaders across the country, we are looking for solutions that allow us to deploy our resources most strategically in order to prepare people for the jobs of today and tomorrow.
The time to change the conversation about jobs is now, and that conversation must be about how to create jobs and how to ensure that there is equitable access.
Investing in quality jobs must not be seen as merely an ethical argument; it’s a strategy that leads to increased economic activity which in turn spurs local business growth.
Mass incarceration means that we are removing huge numbers of men from the workforce during a period when they should be completing education and having their first, formative work experiences
As of March 2014, the unemployment rate for youth aged 16-24 was over 14%, and last year 5.8 million young people were both not in school and out of work. The Rockefeller Foundation is working to cha…
In the first 3 years of the Integration Initiative, we gleaned important lessons on realigning institutions across issues, sectors, and disciplines. We also have seen significant evidence pointing to…
Examining the potential for free community college to improve pathways to opportunity for low-income people,
Why are we stuck in this troubling state of poverty and inequality, despite significant investments in safety net programs, health interventions, and educational reform? The data suggest that the eco…