Families and the Recession (and the YWCA)
is all about the impact the recession is having on families.I also posted an extended version of the conversation I had with Barbara Whitehead here
One detail I wasn't able to include in the story -- Eva currently has a career coach at the YWCA
. The organization seems to have a lot of good programs for job training and job hunting... including its Economic Empowerment Institute.
"The YWCA's new Economic Empowerment Institute offers women a partnership for long-term personal and financial success. With the help of a professional empowerment coach, you will set personal goals and a plan to achieve them over three program phases. Work one-on-one with an empowerment coach to:
Find and grow your career
Learn career advancement strategies
Strengthen computer and job skills
Increase your credit score
Expand financial knowledge
Develop saving and investing techniques"
Could be worth checking out.