Posts Tagged as "Employment"

Hitting the Reset Button After Prison

Apr. 5, 2012 / By
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News Report, Donny Lumpkins, Richmond Pulse

Editor’s Note: Last October, California began implementation of AB109 and AB117, laws intended to reduce overcrowding in its state prisons...

Teens Seek Jobs

Mar. 19, 2012 / By
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Text and Image by Taitu Negus, VoiceWaves Journalist.

A printed paper targeting teenagers for employment is posted onto a light post.  ..

African American, Hispanic High School Achievement Falls to 30-Year Low

Jan. 25, 2012 / By
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America’s Wire, News Report, Teresa Wiltz, Posted: Jan 24, 2012

WASHINGTON — While achievement levels have improved considerably for minority elementary and middle school students, studies show academic performance among high school age African Americans and Hispanics has fallen to levels not seen in thirty years...

Jobs Program for Older Americans Struggles

Jan. 4, 2012 / By
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RedwoodAge.com, News Report, Pamela A. MacLean, Posted: Jan 02, 2012

Photo courtesy of Senior Service America

With passage of the 2012 budget Congress failed to restore any of the deep cuts made last year to the largest federally funded program that employs older adults...

Getting Back to Work: A Summit on Job Creation in Long Beach

Dec. 18, 2011 / By
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Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster helped kick off the recent summit on job creation organized by 9th District Councilmember Steven Neal...

Getting Back To Work: Mayor Bob Foster

Dec. 8, 2011 / By
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“Getting Back To Work: A Summit on Job Creation in Long Beach” was organized to facilitate a conversation on responsible job creation in Long Beach...

Dealing with Poverty

Dec. 7, 2011 / By
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 POVERTY IS when you are struggling
financially to pay for your food,possessions, housing, etc. Right now, there is no such thing
as a wealthy class, middle, class, and lower class.
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Maria Rios: Living the Ghost Life

Sep. 28, 2011 / By
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Graphic by John Oliver Santiago.

There comes a moment in life when even the simplest tasks seem difficult on the body.  ..