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Welcome! The Aspen Institute Workforce Strategies Initiative (WSI) is a national organization that works to identify and promote strategies that help low-income...


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View recording from The 1099 Economy event

Headlines about work abound with projections that employment as we know it is quickly fading away. Jobs are sliced-and-diced into “micro-tasks,” and employees are...
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Summer 2015 Newsletter

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WSI launches Courses to Employment (C2E) partnerships website

Visit the Courses to Employment website to learn how community college-nonprofit partnerships are advancing opportunities for low-wage workers.
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