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In the Media

Analysis: More jobs in R.I., but not so much for the middle class

The Providence Journal — 07/20/2017

While state leaders on Thursday hailed Rhode Island’s jobs recovery from the Great Recession, they acknowledge — and economists caution — it has been fueled in large part by the growth of high-wage and low-wage jobs. Middle-class job recovery is still lagging, they say. Read More

R.I. surpasses pre-recession jobs peak

The Providence Journal — 07/20/2017

At long last, Rhode Island has recovered the number of jobs wiped out here by the Great Recession. Read More

Summer jobs for teens wane even as research finds big benefits

The Christian Science Monitor — 07/20/2017

After her parents were deported to Haiti when she was eight, Sherley Muscade lived with a family friend in the United States and, eventually, her aunt. She shifted schools often. She babysat during the summers. And then last year, she had her best summer ever: a job at the Boston Planning and Development Agency. Read More

David Hardy retires from Boys' Latin with his vision going strong

Philly.com — 06/24/2017

David Hardy had dreamed of opening a charter school for boys in Philadelphia to ensure more minority males made it college. 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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