News & Insights
Who Should Delay Returning to Work?
Research by the Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging disproves the idea that older adults are at greater risk of getting seriously ill or dying of COVID-19. In reality, healthy older people under age 85 are at lower risk than many younger people with underlying conditions. The strategy for the creation of a safer in-person workplace is to adopt both environmental and individual precautions to reduce exposure and infection for all workers, rather than isolate categories of workers based on their individual characteristics.
Critical Discussions on an Equitable Recovery
The Center for Workforce Inclusion is excited to contribute our expertise on older workers to WorkingNation's digital magazine, Inquire Within. This critical publication features stories about people and organizations who are striving to ensure all workers have the opportunity to obtain economic opportunity.
How COVID-19 Has Damaged the Labor Market—and How to Fix It
Julia Pollak, Labor Economist at ZipRecruiter, examines the damage to our economy from COVID-19, the differences between this crisis and previous ones especially as it relates to older, Black workers, and what we can do as a Nation to ensure an inclusive, equitable recovery.
Atoning for Racism’s Toll on Older Black Americans
CWI Labs Fellow in Residence, Malcom Glenn, examines workforce policy changes that are needed to advance our country to a truly equitable and inclusive workforce with economic opportunity for all.
Center for Workforce Inclusion Awarded U.S. Fish & Wildlife $7M, Umbrella Grant
The Center for Workforce Inclusion, formerly Senior Service America, has been awarded a $7 Million, 5-Year Umbrella Agreement by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to administer a newly created Experienced Services Program (ESP).
CWI Labs Awarded $375K Grant from NextFifty Initiative
CWI Labs, and its local partner, Integrity Transformations Community Development Corporation (ITCDC), the community-based organization member for the Westside Works partnership, were selected by the NextFifty Initiative to receive a $375,000 grant. The grant award will support job training and placement for 300 formerly incarcerated job seekers age 50+ living in the Westside community of Atlanta.