When we first read the stark statistic that Syracuse, New York, is No. 1 for concentrated poverty among blacks and Hispanics out of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the country, the news served as a call to action to us as journalists.
We are professors and students at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
We are not advocates for any cause. We are journalists bringing to light a serious issue with serious consequences for our community.
2017 Summer Job Hunting Skills Workshop for Teens, Presented by CNY Works Beauchamp Branch Library-Onondaga County Public Library System will be held at 3:30 p.m. Monday, May 1
The workshop will provide useful information on: Job hunting strategies, job applications, writing effective resumes and cover letters, developing interviewing skills, networking, dressing appropriately for interviews, useful tips to keep your job and follow-up computer support at the library. For students and teens pursuing summer jobs and internships. Call Beauchamp Library to register at (315) 435-3395. ... See MoreSee Less
Are You Work Ready? If you are, attend our upcoming Job Fair at Destiny USA on Friday May 19, 2017 from 9:30am -1:30 pm. If you are work ready follow the link to their website, apply for the job you want and on 5/19 indicate to the employer you have applied prior to the Job Fair. Dress for Succes...