The Immigrant Workforce

The Urban Institute recently released a research report titled Upskilling the Immigrant Workforce to Meet Employer Demand for Skilled Workers. The report – and its two page factsheet - provide guidance for policy makers, workforce organizations – both public and private – employers and funders (such as the ones that support the work of organizations … Continue reading The Immigrant Workforce

Earn It. Keep It. Grow It.

This is Part 2 of two-part blog on Financial Health in honor of Financial Literacy Month. Ideally, by now you have given your financial goals a little thought (see previous blog post). You may have had some quiet time with yourself; you may have discussed it with your family or you may have gone as … Continue reading Earn It. Keep It. Grow It.

Tax Credits Lift Families out of Poverty

Just in one year, Broward County's working families received up to $514,000 in Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC). In 2013, these credits lifted more than 9.4 million people - including 5 million children - out of poverty. Every year, a group of funders and community nonprofit organizations work hard to ensure that all these dollars go … Continue reading Tax Credits Lift Families out of Poverty