Understanding the Importance of SNAP

September 25, 2013 What is the importance of SNAP E&T for Seattle Jobs Initiative participants? What about for low-income and/or low-skill individuals across the nation? SJI Executive Director John Kim recently discussed these very questions in an article he wrote for The Hill’s Congress Blog, highlighting the real-life impact potential cuts to the program will […]

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Beyond the Headlines – Seattle Industry Location Quotients

September 25, 2013 In this edition of Beyond the Headlines, we take a look at the “location quotient” (LQ) of Seattle-area industries to provide a picture of what make our local economy unique compared to the rest of the nation. Location Quotient: What Industries Make Up the Core of Seattle’s Economic Base, September 2013 (PDF, […]

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Certificates Report + Webinar 9/11/13

September 5, 2013 Seattle Jobs Initiative is pleased to present our latest labor market research, Certificate Programs and Their Economic Value: A Look at King County Postsecondary Institutions. SJI works with local community colleges to creatively align our education and training programs with viable career opportunities. Many sub-baccalaureate certificates, of varying lengths and fields of […]

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