July 2012—July 2012 Issue
Spanning the spectrum of Native workforce development
Initiatives under way in the Ninth District demonstrate that Native-focused organizations are working to increase work preparedness, education levels, and employment rates in the communities they serve.
What ails the housing market? Part 1: A brief exploration of key factors inhibiting home buying
Despite low prices and interest rates, the housing market remains sluggish. Why?
What ails the housing market? Part 2: Perspectives from industry professionals
Individuals from the real estate, community development, banking, and government sectors share their views.
United Way's ROI project measures job training outcomes
A Return on Investment evaluation initiative is yielding impressive and meaningful results.
Less affluent students face mounting college debt challenges
Recent reports confirm that students from low- to moderate-income families graduate with greater student debt burdens than their more affluent peers.