The United States passed a major milestone last month, having now regained all 8.7 million of the jobs lost during the Great Recession. But many American families, businesses, and communities are still living with the legacy of the most severe contraction in decades.
Donnel Baird, founder of BlocPower, shares how clean energy retrofits in community buildings in inner cities will not only lower energy costs, but decrease carbon emissions and create “green jobs” for unemployed workers.Read More about Securing the Clean Energy Futures of America's Inner Cities
Charles Thomas, the executive director of Queen City Forward, shares how an innovation competition will galvanize solutions to improve access to affordable, healthy food in the Charlotte region.Read More about Entrepreneur-Driven Innovation to Ensure Affordable, Healthy Food for All
Over the next ten years, nearly 1 billion women could enter the global economy. The next generation of women in the workforce has enormous potential for women and their families as well as their countries’ economies and our global growth.
Our children deserve the best possible chance at success and research shows that one of the greatest ways we can help lay a strong foundation for learning is by talking, reading and singing to them from the moment they are born.Read More about Working Together to Close the Word Gap