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Dc Unemployment

Mayor Gray Delivers Good News

Posted 11.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The District of Columbia's unemployment rate dropped to 8.5 percent in October, the lowest since January 2009. The news, announced Tuesd...

Mayor Gray's Good News

Posted 08.17.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray delivered some good news on Friday morning: Unemployment in July dropped two tenths of a percent...

Our Continued Struggle With Poverty

David Catania | Posted 02.14.2012 | DC
David Catania

The real solution to chronic unemployment and exclusion from economic security is to constantly and creatively implement public policies and programs that chip away at the walls that poverty has created in our communities.

Urban Centers Tackle Unemployment One Job At A Time

Posted 11.13.2011 | Black Voices

As Obama's American Jobs Act makes its way through Congress and new figures emerge indicating that the country's poverty rate has hit its highest leve...