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SSAI is conducting its second annual Learning Gets Better with Age Awards. We will recognize three (3) inspirational adults who earned a high school equivalency diploma/certificate at or after age 55. Each award recipient will receive $1,000, a certificate, and recognition on our website and social channels.
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Economic Empowerment for Older Veterans

SSAI builds pathways to economic independence for our low-income, older Americans. We focus on development programs for workers who have been traditionally underserved, including older Veterans, women, and formerly incarcerated workers. We are thrilled to share the following success story from our wonderful partner, Pro Action of Steuben & Yates, Inc.

Jun 11, 2019

SSAI Celebrates the 50+ Workforce

On May 30, 2019, SSAI Maryland hosted a Celebration of the 50+ Workforce at the Center for Urban Families in Baltimore. Nearly 100 people attended the event including Brigid Smith, Director of Government, Business & Community Affairs for the office of Representative John Sarbanes of Maryland's Third Congressional District; The Honorable Leon F. Pinkett, III, representing Baltimore City District 12 and his Chief of Staff Monique N. Marshall.

Jun 5, 2019

The New Reality for Older Americans

Gary A. Officer reflects on SSAI's Older American Month Celebration highlighting how older Americans are forced to remain in the workforce much longer than previous generations. This new reality requires attention and investment from both private and public sources to ensure that our most vulnerable neighbors remain independent.

May 30, 2019

Greg C. Roberts

Greg C. Roberts is the former Executive Director of the National Jobs Corp Association (NJCA).  

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Report: Automation and the Future of the African American Workforce

McKinsey and Company have released a new report examing how technology will change the nature of work across the spectrum. African Americans are among the most vulnerable to this change. Collaboration across the private, public, and social sectors can help.

May 2, 2019