Our Fund’s work is grounded in the priorities called for in The Two Tomorrows. We support integrated job creation, job preparation and job access strategies, with deliberate attention to eliminating systemic race-based inequities and the barriers to opportunity they create and exacerbate. Learn more, download full report.
RESEARCH & RESOURCES
Analysis of the number of people working in the industries most at risk for layoffs resulting from COVID-19 crisis, according to where they live.
Collateral sanctions block or restrict those with a felony conviction from accessing certain kinds of jobs, serving as a de facto life sentence.
In 2017, we set out to better understand whether the jobs, payroll and capital gains of our job creation grantees advance Growth & Opportunity.
This pilot demonstrated an ability to deliver workforce services more effectively for low-income individuals and connect employers to talent.
IN THE NEWS
Brad Whitehead and Gordon Gray talked about the state and local funding in the American Rescue Plan on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal on April 26, 2021. Watch
The past year has been rough, but with the federal government’s help, it has not been as brutal on state and local governments’ finances as originally
Bishara Addison will join the Fund in April as its director of job preparation. Janine Kaiser, who had been serving in that position since 2019, will
ON THE BLOG
What you need to know about the Endless Frontiers Act, which promises to be the most significant bipartisan piece of legislation in this Congress.
Can growth ever be good for low-income neighborhoods?
Exploring the potential for an investment vehicle that would enable residents to influence neighborhood development and financially benefit from growth.
The state of Ohio and various local partners in Cuyahoga County are mobilizing to ensure the current wave of unemployment is met with increased opportunities for individuals to access upskilling.