Equity + Tool Boxes

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On Monday, September 22, 2014, Stephanie Pollack presented at the  2014 Rail~Volution Equitable TOD Symposium on Information Station, a user-friendly web portal that combines data from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC)’s station area typology and the Dukakis Center’s rating system for equitable TOD. Download Presentation (PDF)

Challenges in Achieving Equity in Transit Rich Neighborhoods

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On Sunday, September 21, 2014, Stephanie Pollack presented at the 2014 Rail~Volution Equitable TOD Symposium on what it takes to create great equitable places near transit. Download Presentation (PDF)

Northeastern Study: Not Enough Spots In Massachusetts Vocational Schools

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Researchers at Northeastern University estimate that Massachusetts manufacturers will have to fill 100,000 jobs over the next decade just from retiring workers, let alone from any new jobs created.

Schools’ wait lists called a drag on the economy

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Manufacturers face even worse labor shortages as baby boomers retire. A 2012 Northeastern study estimated that more than 100,000 manufacturing jobs would become available in the state over the next decade.

Job market red hot for those with the right skills

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“The job picture looks better than it has in a while,” said Alan Clayton-Matthews, an economist at Northeastern University. “But you have to have the right skills. That’s the key. You have to have the right skills.”

American Labor At A Crossroads

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Barry Bluestone joins WBUR guest host Jane Clayson and others to talk about the American labor force.

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