This Q&A article on Getting Smart includes a conversation with Maria Flynn, president and CEO of JFF, and Tom Kalil, chief innovation officer of Schmidt Futures about supporting innovation and the $1 Billion Wage Gain Challenge, a call for ideas that will increase the incomes of working Americans by at least $1 billion by 2021.
Post The Costs and Causes of Wage Stagnation
Wages for the average US worker have barely budged in 40 years. For many people, this means massive debt. For others, it means real hunger. And for millions of Americans, it means doing without basic…August 31, 2018
Press Release JFF Announces $1 Billion Wage Gain Challenge in Partnership with Schmidt Futures’ Alliance for the American Dream
Innovative Competition Unveiled at JFF’s NationalSummit, Horizons: A Vision for Economic Advancement NEW ORLEANS (June 13, 2018) —JFF, a national nonprofit that accelerates the alignment and transformation ofthe American workforce and education systems, announced today…June 13, 2018
News How We Can Transform Wage Stagnation into Wage Gain
Wage stagnation—flatlining and falling wages of low- and middle-income workers over the past 40 years—is a national crisis. Wage stagnation—flatlining and falling wages of low- and middle-income workers over the past 40 years—is a national…September 20, 2018