Community Pipeline being built to Kraft Group Sports jobs--Info Sessions start
As part of a bid to gain more trains to Foxborough, the Kraft Group has negotiated with the Fairmount Indigo Transit Collaborative to provide access to good quality jobs to residents of the Fairmount Corridor. Information sessions are being held starting February 10th. Take a look at the flyer for new Information Sessions.
Results are in--51% of jobs at Encore Casino go to POC
Back in 2013, we said “if there is going to be a casino, we want there to be good jobs and we want our fair share!” We have just finished Year 1 of a two year “proof of concept” pilot, testing interventions into the labor market that can connect under-employed residents, particularly residents of color, to good jobs. Using the new Region A casino start-up as a huge hiring opportunity with good quality jobs, we thought it could kickstart the second year testing the model with other employers. Encore has just documented its initial 51% hiring of people of color! At the midpoint of our 2-year test, we see enough positive proof of concept to drive forward into Year 2!