News & Insights
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.
Our Call for Inclusive, Equitable Workplaces
The tragic deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd followed by the protests throughout our country are demanding that we embody our values and ideals in acts and deeds. The Center for Workforce Inclusion supports this goal. We are committed to generating innovative, fundamental, and systemic change that creates pathways to economic opportunities for all Americans. We are committed to inclusive workplaces where every person is valued and respected. This is the vision we share with our partners and funders, and the mission we pursue within our communities.
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?"