SSAI Responds to COVID-19
Our low-income, older workforce will continue to face challenges long after the pandemic passes. SSAI is leading the way to address the post-COVID needs of older workers and their employers:
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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.
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.