Browse by area of work:

About Our Areas of Work
We organize our work into three areas to help low-income youth & adults:


Continued Commitment to Opportunity in Tough Times: State Strategies to Promote Advancement for Low-Wage Workers In a Difficult Economic Environment

Jack Mills

Addressing the topic of advancement for low-wage workers in today’s economy, Jack Mills of JFF spoke to the National Governors Association Workforce Development Policy Forum in December 2003. He focused on the challenges facing states in training low-wage, low-skilled workers. Drawing on recent research by JFF, he described the responses of state officials to challenging conditions, with the goal of providing insight on the hard question: how to train low-skilled, low-wage workers as well as those with higher skills and wages.