A framework, review of models, and recommendations for helping disadvantaged workers. Featured in The Atlantic article, “The Case for a New WPA,” the center’s report presents the most extensive review to date of subsidized employment programs and models spanning four decades that target populations with serious or multiple barriers to employment in the United States.
Taking on Chronic Unemployment: Lessons Learned From 40 Years of Subsidized Employment Programs
The center, the National Employment Law Project (NELP) and the Heartland Alliance held a webinar on how states can explore adopting and innovating subsidized employment programs as a promising strategy for helping long-term and chronically unemployed workers succeed in the labor market.
The center joined Community Legal Services and the Community Justice Project in submitting comments on Pennsylvania’s proposal, outlining the importance of allocating the full possible share of funding dedicated to transitional employment, a form of subsidized employment that focuses on transitioning workers into unsubsidized employment.
The center’s Indivar Dutta-Gupta weighs in on wage insurance in this segment on President Obama’s FY 2017 budget from CCTV America.
Article in the Fall 2015 issue of InSight on two-generation approaches to poverty reduction and the Earned Income Tax Credit.