JVS CEO’s Blog

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 14, 2022
As we prepare to remember and honor Dr. Martin Luther King, it is important to remember him not only as a great champion of racial justice, but also as a champion of economic justice. In his famous “I have a dream” speech at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, King said, “One hundred years later, the Negro lives on a lonely island of poverty in the midst of a vast ocean of material prosperity… In a sense we’ve come to our nation’s capital to cash a check…that will give us upon demand the riches of freedom and the security of justice.”
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Workforce Development Post-COVID-19 and Beyond

May 19, 2021
By: Jerry Rubin   One year ago I wrote about “Workforce Development in the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond”. I...
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Workforce Development in the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond

May 19, 2020
By: Jerry Rubin   The COVID-19 health crisis has spawned another devastating crisis as the economy was suddenly and dramatically...
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Good Jobs in the Time of Coronavirus

April 8, 2020
By: Jerry Rubin   As we near the first month of the Coronavirus health crisis our attention at JVS has...
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Coronavirus Recession Hits Low-Income Workers Hardest

March 29, 2020
By: Jerry Rubin   As I sit here writing from home I am acutely aware of how lucky I am...
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