News & Insights
COVID-19 Must Force an Evolution of Gig Economy Work
Malcom Glenn, Senior Fellow at our innovation lab, CWI Labs, examines the impact of COVID-19 on the gig economy, with a focus on older workers and underserved communities. And he asks the question, "What do we need to do to make the gig economy work for the must vulnerable among us?"
Gary A. Officer Joins Concordia Senior Advisors
Gary A. Officer, President and CEO of the Center for Workforce Inclusion, is joining the Advisory Board of Concordia, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to fostering, elevating, and sustaining cross-sector partnerships for social impact.
Two Percent is Not Enough
Only 2% of philanthropy dollars are allocated to organizations that support older adults. This percentage has remained stable for decades, even as the number of older Americans has continued to increase. Our President & CEO, Gary A. Officer, calls on the philanthropic sector to use the COVID-19 crisis as the impetus to alter their priorities and make a long-term commitment to the older members of our country, and to prepare for the days to come.
The Economic Fallout from COVID-19
Spencer Overton, President of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, and Maya MacGuineas, President for a Responsible Federal Budget, join moderator John Donvan to discuss how small and minority-owned businesses have been impacted by COVID-19 and what the government stimulus can do to help during The Atlantic's Facebook live event COVID-19: The Economic Fallout.
The Disproportionate Economic Impact of COVID-19
McKinsey & Company released a sobering report on the near-term economic impact of COVID-19 illustrating that the jobs experiencing the biggest negative impact typically pay low wages and have disproportionate concentrations of African-American and Hispanic workers.
SSAI in the News
Our own, Gary A. Officer, and our partner, Anita Wolniewicz, program director at Supportive Services, contribute to a CNBC article on older workers and the future of work.