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In the Media

Black Men Speaking Latin

The Wall Street Journal — 04/17/2017

It may not be surprising to learn that a charter school named Boys’ Latin still offers courses in this dead language. But it is surprising to learn that this is an all-black school in an iffy part of West Philadelphia, and Latin isn’t merely an option here. It’s a requirement. Read More

Too much competition, too few workers, but Philly manufacturers are still hopeful — 04/06/2017

No one mentioned the T-word, but Philly manufacturers said in a survey that recent election results had them feeling more optimistic about the economy and their company's prospects. Read More

R.I. struggles to regain jobs lost in recession

The Providence Journal — 03/17/2017

Rhode Island and Connecticut are the only two New England states — and among only seven U.S. states — that have not recovered all the jobs lost in the Great Recession, according to revised data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read More

Taking a shift in the right direction: The importance of jobs in high school

Collegiate Times — 03/12/2017

Entering the workforce can be scary for anyone — whether you’re 22 and fresh out of college or 16 and barely through high school. However, facing that fear and entering the workforce at a young age, namely in your high school years, both lays the groundwork for your future while also contributing to vast personal development. Read More

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Public Speaking & Presenting

Economic and Labor Market Developments and Outlook

Manufacturing Alliance of Bucks and Montgomery Counties, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, April 6, 2017.

Workforce Development

“The Human Capital Deficit of Disconnected Youth in Philadelphia”, Community Empowerment and Opportunity, Philadelphia, PA August 18, 2016

Higher Education

Career and Technical Education Teachers, Edison High School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 19, 2015

Disability, Higher Education, and the Labor Market

“Understanding Employer Risk in Recruiting, Screening and Hiring,” DisAbility Jobs Summit, Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission, October 8, 2013.

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