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August 2017

Daily Work – More Than Just Jobs

Daily Work – More Than Just Jobs You may have heard that Daily Work helps people get jobs, but did you know that we also connect people to other resources that they might need? Bridge to Benefits is among the many other resources that are offered at Daily Work for those who are in need. One of the job seekers that I work with has limited English and is still learning job readiness skills, but he desperately needs a job to pay his rent and bills on time to avoid eviction and electric shut-off. It is not uncommon for Daily …
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Why it’s Important to Fight the Stigma Attached to Poverty: Part II The Importance of Affirmations

Why it’s Important to Fight the Stigma Attached to Poverty: Part II The Importance of Affirmations By Maya Lehmann My first blog on this issue talked about Julia Dinsmore’s poem, “My Name is Not ‘Those People.’” If you haven’t had a chance, I encourage you to look back at that blog and read her poem. In that blog, I introduced the poem and now, I’d like to elaborate on the fundamental wisdom Dinsmore brings to life in it. One of Daily Work’s core values is dignity. At Daily Work, we acknowledge and honor the fundamental value of all people. We pledge …
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