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Regional economy shifts

August 11, 2017 ·  · Topic: Economic Mobility  · Relevance: bad

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The regional economy is shifting away from the production of goods and toward higher skilled jobs, increasing wage inequality. William C. Dudley, president, Federal Reserve Bank of New York That was the take-away from an economic press briefing given by Federal Reserve Bank of New York president and CEO William Dudley this week. The New York Fed covers New York, the 12 northern counties of New Jersey, Fairfield County in Connecticut, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

“Since the early 1980s, wages have increased more rapidly for workers toward the top of the income distribution than for the median […]

Rubicon Programs Providing Locals With Tools for Economic Mobility

August 11, 2017 ·  · Topic: Economic Mobility  · Relevance: bad


A formally incarcerated man from San Pablo cleared his credit, earned his driver’s license, and purchased a car with insurance. Meanwhile, a homeless mother of two got help to achieve sobriety, a job, an apartment and the title “Best Mom.”

Local residents have emerged from seemingly insurmountable situations through the help of Rubicon Programs at 101 Broadway in Richmond.

Last year alone, the award-winning nonprofit, which has been operating for four decades and also has offices in Antioch, Berkeley, Hayward and Oakland, found 657 people jobs. The average starting wage for those positions is more than $16 per hour, the nonprofit […]

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August 11, 2017 ·  · Topic: Economic Mobility  · Relevance: bad

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1. Save up to 50% on Patagonia’s clothes and gear Now through August 23, you can save up to 50% on Patagonia’s popular polo shirts, fleece pullover sweaters, pants, jackets, and more. Patagonia is known for its well-made, eco-friendly clothes, but […]