Congratulations to our latest class of JumpStart graduates. They made great strides over the past three days, and we are excited to see where their job searches take them in the coming weeks. ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you, Precision Laboratories, for your support of Cincinnati Works and our efforts throughout Greater Cincinnati. As a leading provider of specialized chemicals, Precision Labs is committed to safely and sustainably strengthening their community. #ThankfulThursday ... See MoreSee Less
The unemployment rate is shrinking. The poverty rate is rising. Thousands of jobs are going unfilled. Thousands of families do not know how they will pay their bills.
Both challenges – the shortage of labor and the persistence of poverty – stem from the same root issue: our traditional support systems overlook the working poor, the thousands of people in Greater Cincinnati and millions across the country who have jobs but do not make enough to support their families.
Our President & CEO, Peggy Zink, wrote a whitepaper on why and how local leaders should prioritize the working poor. ... See MoreSee Less
In 20-plus years of fighting poverty through employment, Cincinnati Works has found a model that addresses the dual challenge of poverty and labor shortages: one-on-one support for the working poor......