REDF, SJI, and CEO Receive $1.2M USDA Grant to Train Employment Social Enterprises to Serve SNAP Participants
REDF received a $1.2 million grant from USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service to create an innovative new program that expands employment social enterprises’ capacity to provide on-the-job training and work experience to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants
USDA Continues to Move SNAP Participants Forward
The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced a final rule enhancing employment and training opportunities for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants.
USDA Awards $10 Million to Move SNAP Participants Forward
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will award $10 million in grants to strengthen Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training programs (SNAP E&T), which help participants gain the skills, training, or work experience they need to move toward and into employment.
Legal Guidance For The Vaccine, Employers And Workers
With the arrival this week of the vaccine, employers will be faced with whether they can or should mandate vaccinations for return to work. Here are guidelines from a leading employment attorney.
This coat design isn't just saving lives. It's launching new careers for homeless people
A nonprofit making coats that turn into full-length sleeping bags has accidentally led to one of the country's most successful homeless employment programs.
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Mayor Garcetti announces $10 million investment in jobs program for formerly incarcerated Angelenos
LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today that Los Angeles has received a three-year, $10 million grant from the California Department of Transportation to extend New Roads to Second Chances — a program that gives formerly incarcerated Angelenos training, support, and jobs maintaining and cleaning our roads.
The Power Of Purpose: How James Anderson And The Yerba Mate Co. Are Giving New Opportunities To The Formerly Incarcerated
An interview with James Anderson, Hacedor at the Yerba Mate Co, which is dedicated to hiring 10,000 system-affected and formerly incarcerated individuals worldwide.
This bakery's sweet mission? Training and employing underserved youth
Amy Chasan's Sweet Generation in New York City does more than just sell delicious desserts.
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This Italian restaurant in rural California serves up second chances
It’s no secret that Stan Yagi hires ex-convicts. He makes it his mission to teach them about life.
Brightmark, RecycleForce Partner on Plastics-to-Fuel Plant
The California-based developer of a $260 million plastics-to-fuel facility in northeast Indiana is partnering with Indianapolis-based RecycleForce to find employees for the plant. Brightmark Energy sa
30 Under 30 2019: Social Entrepreneurs
Leveraging business smarts to save the world.
Berkeley may remove criminal checks in housing applications, angering landlords
Berkeley is introducing legislation that would eliminate housing barriers for people who have struggled since leaving prison to find a place to rent. The ordinance — the first of its kind in the state — removes criminal background checks for most rental units throughout the city.