Public and private sectors leaders are behind an effort to open the Pierce Center for Arts & Technology. They see art as a catalyst to engage at-risk youth and tech training as a way to provide skilled workers firms need.
How can cities fight inequality and narrow the gap between rich and poor? Several strategies were highlighted during a recent event hosted by Brookings and the National League of Cities, including a project in Atlanta that trains "disconnected youth" to fill high-growth tech jobs.
Single mothers and their children have higher rates of hunger and poverty than other U.S. families, according to a new analysis by the Bread for the World Institute. The authors suggest two things could dramatically change that situation. Click to learn more.
Who doesn't want a job with benefits, paid time off and a steady paycheck? After a decade working in restaurants, family man Aaron Mingo ached for one. Cincinnati's WCPO tells about a remarkable nonprofit that turned Mingo into an IT field engineer -- for free. And he's not alone.