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.
Making It In Central NY looks to attract manufacturers who need ready-access to eager employees and the Opportunity Network wants to make that connection for local residents. Selflock Screw Products (SSP), a manufacturing company established in 1968, is looking to hire local residents to fill severa...