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Workforce Development

Workforce Development

  • Nonprofit

    Serving Low- and Moderate-Income Individuals and Households

    Thursday, January 28, 2016

    What issues have nonprofits and financial institutions observed in serving low- and moderate-income individuals and households?

  • community development outlook survey

    The Issues Affecting Low- and Moderate-Income People Differ between Metro and Rural Areas

    Thursday, January 21, 2016

    Generational poverty was the top issue in metro areas, but job availability was on top in rural areas.

  • What Issues Do Low- and Moderate-Income Households and Communities Face?

    Monday, January 18, 2016

    For the first time in five years, job availability wasn’t the greatest issue negatively impacting LMI communities.

  • Bridges article

    CDAC Spotlight
    Inspire, Prepare, Connect: Building a Talent Pipeline

    Fall 2015 | Bridges

    Southern Illinois University’s East St. Louis Center is creating a program that will prepare students to succeed through high school and postsecondary education, ready to enter high-demand career fields. Read about how they’re doing it.


  • The State of Low- and Moderate-Income Communities

    Thursday, December 11, 2014

    According to a survey covering Eighth Federal Reserve District states, generational poverty is the issue having the greatest negative impact on low- and moderate-income people in metropolitan areas, while job availability is the No. 1 issue in rural areas.

  • Regional Economist article

    College Degrees: Why Aren't More People Making the Investment?

    April 2012 | Regional Economist

    The benefits of a college diploma are many, including higher pay, lower unemployment, maybe even better health. Yet many high school graduates still do not pursue a college degree. This article examines several key reasons why more people aren’t making this investment in themselves.


  • Bridges article

    What is Workforce Development?

    Spring 2010 | Bridges