In October we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month to highlight that people with disabilities CAN and WANT to work. This year’s theme is "America’s Workforce: Empowering All."
IEL's newest grant to support its Right Turn Career-Focused Transition Initiative just started working in five communities, with a particular focus on apprenticeships and pre-apprenticeships for youth involved in the juvenile or criminal justice systems.
In 2018, we live in a country where across 32 states, our African-American and Hispanic children are living in poverty at a rate at least twice as high as their white peers.
The Blue Ridge Campus of the University of North Georgia in Appalachia uses community engagement to drive one of its flagship initiatives, the Blue Ridge Scholars.
Mark Kabban, a 2018 Meade Fellow, met with education and policy influencers during a week-long visit to Washington, D.C. The fellowship provided him with an opportunity to meet with organizations working on immigrant and refugee issues.