Racial disparities are widening, and this reality denies too many people a fair shot at economic opportunity and participation in society.
Lumina Foundation's HBCU Adult Learner Initiative will support five historically Black colleges and universities in North Carolina. It’s a $2 million effort over the next two years to build the capacity of HBCUs to serve adult students.
Years of experience has given colleges and universities the confidence to know how many students to accept and how many of them will enroll. The result has been fairly consistent numbers of freshmen showing up each fall. That’s changing dramatically.
Reporter Jon Marcus explains what's happening and why on this podcast.
The ranks of home care aides are expected to grow by more than those of any other job in the next decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It’s also among the lowest-paying occupations on the list.
The pandemic only made things worse, exposing the vulnerability of not only the elderly and infirm but also of those who care for them.