Webinar / Webcast
The Urban Institute will convene a virtual panel on September 29, 2020 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET to discuss how cities are coping with the COVID-19 pandemic in light of revenue shortfalls, constraints on local authorities to direct federal aid, and equity challenges for affordable housing, homelessness, and access to economic opportunities.
This video recording from a virtual webinar explores the implementation of summer youth employment programs in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and what lessons can be drawn to support year-round, work-based learning and career opportunities for youth and young adults.
Webinar / Webcast
Since the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly increased unemployment rates in low-income populations, SNAP agencies must rapidly scale up and adapt their employment and training support systems amidst economic, public health, and regulatory uncertainties. On July 9, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
This podcast, part of the Skilled America Podcast weekly series, offers a field report on how the Center for Employment Opportunities in New York and JEVS Human Services in Philadelphia are addressing increased demand for re-entry services as the jail and prison populations reduce to slow the spread of COVID-19. The podcast includes an interview with a JEVS Looking Forward Philadelphia program participant who shares his experiences in re-entry and what supports returning citizens need now and beyond their current circumstances.
This U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation report illustrates how much loss in economic activity results from breakdowns in childcare and early childhood education in Idaho, Iowa, Mississippi, and Pennsylvania. The report also covers the causes of childcare challenges and how parents choose childcare providers. There are also findings on what types of childcare benefits working parents would like to receive from employers to close the gap in accessing early childhood education.