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.
IMPORTANT SESSION TO LEARN ABOUT CHANGES TO THE PAID FAMILY LEAVE PROGRAM The Paid Family Leave program is going into effect on January 1, 2018 and this event will offer information on what this means for employees and employers, provide an overview of how the program works, and will be an opportunity to answer questions you may have about the program. Please feel free to share this event with those who might be interested. Please RSVP to this event. Who: Department of Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon What: Discussion on Paid Family Leave Where: Southwest Community Center, 401 South Ave, Syracuse NY 13204 When: Wednesday, October 18, 2018 at 6:00 pm RSVP: Colleen.Deacon@exec.ny.gov ... See MoreSee Less
The Land Bank is looking for a Director of Administration/CFO to start full-time in November. Interested in joining our team? Read the full job listing here: syracuselandbank.org/contractors/. Applications are due by Monday 10/2.