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In the six months since Rhode Island’s Works Wonders program won the 2018 Innovations in American Government Award, the successful pilot program has been able to expand its reach to cities in other states. The program aims to equip youth who are aging out of foster care with career readiness training and skills in order to position them for stable jobs and careers. This miniseries will... Read More

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In September, Ben Hecht, president and CEO of Living Cities, an innovative philanthropic collaborative of the world’s largest foundations and financial institutions, spoke to an audience of a mayoral chiefs of staff from some of the largest US cities concerning the ideas in his latest book, Reclaiming the American Dream: Proven Solutions for Creating Economic Opportunity for All. His talk... Read More

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Artificial intelligence promises a bright future but getting there isn’t without challenges. A 2016 White House report stated that AI-driven automation technology could potentially increase economic inequality by amplifying the wage gap between less-educated and more-educated... Read More

Dyah Ramadhani
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Young people who drop out of high school face a disproportionate risk of negative social outcomes ranging from unemployment to engaging in criminal activities. Even among those who do get a job, average weekly earnings are significantly lower — around $488 for adults who lack a high school diploma or equivalency (HSE) versus $668 for those with a high school diploma and $1,101 with a... Read More

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Each day, throughout the world, public officials and practitioners face the daunting task of creating solutions to society's most pressing problems, as they strive to improve the lives of their citizens. These dedicated public servants are under pressure to do more with increasingly limited resources, and to be more effective and efficient. Repeatedly, history has shown that continuing to... Read More