With more than 10,000 baby boomers aging into retirement every day, and more Americans choosing to age at home, the moment is right to transform care jobs into meaningful pathways to economic opportunity for America’s millions of domestic workers, says Ai-jen Poo, cofounder and director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance.
Housing that is affordable, accessible, and integrated into the fuller community is not only necessary for people with disabilities to live independently but is also imperative for combating discrimination.
Income Share Agreements as Alternatives to Student Loans: An Interview with Kevin James, Founder and CEO of Better Future Forward
To assist more low- and moderate-income students to go to, and succeed in, college, James suggests moving away from traditional student loans toward a more affordable financing tool based on the student’s income after graduating.
Shrinking the Racial Wealth Gap without Focusing on Race: An Interview with the Kirwan Institute’s Darrick Hamilton
To help address the ever-increasing racial wealth gap, Darrick Hamilton, executive director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, suggests that the federal government stop looking to the free market to level the playing field and instead establish a birthright to capital.
Through the development of novel software and a deep commitment to the user experience, Jimmy Chen is improving the food stamp experience for America’s 40 million recipients and rethinking how to address consumer financial health.