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Press Release

The Center Awarded $191 million, 4-year Workforce Development Grant

The Center for Workforce Inclusion, formerly Senior Service America, has been awarded a $191 million, 4-year grant by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to deliver the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) to approximately 25K older, low-income job seekers.

Sep 30, 2020
Press Release

Gary Officer Appears with Marc Clarke

Our own Gary A. Officer appeared today on a Facebook Live interview with Marc Clarke.

Oct 27, 2020
Insights

Equitable Recovery Series: Older Workers

Our sister innovation hub, CWI Labs, partnered with WorkingNation to convene experts in workforce development, labor economics, aging, racial equity and policy to discuss the challenges before our Nation. The third episode of our series, featuring Ruth Finkelstein, discusses how  COVID-19 fears and misinformation complicate efforts for older workers to reenter the workforce and what employers and policy makers can do to ensure that older workers are included in our economic recovery.

Oct 26, 2020
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.

Sep 22, 2020
Press Release

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.

Sep 10, 2020