As published in the Colorado Springs Gazette on April 17, 2018: http://gazette.com/developing-local-solutions-to-help-low-income-workers-succeed/article/1624477
For some, the U.S. economy is humming along: unemployment is at its lowest level since before the Great Recession, wages are improving, and the economic expansion that began in 2009 is poised to become the second-longest period of economic growth in our nation's history.
At the same time, many others feel financial uncertainty. For them, the American Dream remains far out of reach. They're unsure about where they fit into today's economy.