New Report: Growing Cities that Work for All
Although today’s U.S. labor market is strong and unemployment is low, many working-age American remain marginalized. The Brookings Institution created a framework for regions to grow good jobs through a capability-based approach that increases regional economic competitiveness.
Was It My Age or Was I a Bad Candidate?
Age discrimination is a grim reality. But, is it always the reason why an older worker is not chosen for a position? Our Chief Operating Officer, Donna Satterthwaite, provides advice for older job seekers on avoiding common mistakes that hinder their search success.
Lifting our Voices to Prevent Elder Abuse
As many as 1 in 10 older Americans are abused and neglected annually. Our own Chris Garland shares her family's story of elder abuse to raise awareness, reduce the stigma, and provide advice on how other families can protect their loved ones.
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.
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.