The Chicago Sky have made made it to the playoffs for the first time in eight years. What does Cheryl Raye-Stout think about their chances? And we talk about how many teen jobs have been hijacked by unemployed adults.
Hiring Our Heroes works to get Vets back into the job force. Senior Director Ross Cohen explains challenges vets face with employment. Also, photographer Richard Renaldi's new project "Touching Strangers" explores our connection to each other.
Thursday on the Afternoon Shift, host Steve Edwards will talk with experts about our continuing literacy problem. We’ll discuss why it happens and who’s trying to fix it.Our panel will include Betsy Rubin, an Adult & Family Literacy Specialist at Literacy Works in Chicago.
Reports estimate that 54% of all Americans ages of 18 to 24 are unemployed. Al Gini argues that when we can’t offer America’s youth the promise of work, we’re all in danger, both politically and economically.
With tuition hikes, compounding student loans, and scarce entry-level jobs, an increasing concern for high school graduates is whether college is worth the cost. The value of college, however, runs deeper than potential post-graduation employment.