Last Wednesday Urban Policy Professor Darrick Hamilton along with William “Sandy” Darity, Chair of Duke’s African & African American Studies department, and Alan Aja, a Milano Alumn co-wrote a Huffington Post Blog titled, Social Security for the Life-Cycle.
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Does De Blasio Know Something about Food that You Don’t Know? by Ross Miranti Foodies of many stripes have welcomed the election of democrat Bill De Blasio as mayor of New York City for his progressive views on issues such as food justice, food security, and local food. But there is one important food …
“Going into an informational meeting at an organisation that interests you with the simple goal of swelling your network with people you hope to be useful encourages a stilted and awkward conversation that is likely to prove counter-productive to your ends. If, however, you go in with the mindset of expanding your own knowledge on issues you are already studying, this frames the conversation in an easy and comfortable way, and provides ample opportunity for you both to demonstrate the knowledge you already possess, and your motivation to learn more.” –Martin Searle
Halve the Gap: Youth Disconnection in America’s Cities, the latest research brief from Measure of America. The report finds that an astounding 5.8 million teens and young adults nationwide between the ages of 16 and 24 are neither working nor in school.