Beyond the Headlines – Gender Wage Gap

April 21016 ?| ?Focus: Gender Gender Wage Gap: Targeted Middle-Skills Jobs Part of the Solution In April, there is a lot of buzz around the gender wage gap. That?s because mid-month marks the point in the year up to which the average woman needs to work?on top of the previous year?to earn the same amount […]

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SJI Welcomes Sukanya Pani as New Deputy Director

April 14, 2016 Seattle Jobs Initiative is pleased to announce that on April 4, Sukanya Pani joined the organization as Deputy Director of Operations. Sukanya comes to SJI from Year Up Puget Sound, where she served as Director of Student Services, and contributes extensive leadership and management experience to the team. A Washington University MSW […]

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New SNAP E&T Brief

  April 11, 2016 SJI is pleased to announce the release of a new policy brief in partnership with the National Skills Coalition, ?Building Skills through SNAP Employment and Training: Recommendations from Lessons Learned in Four States.? The brief outlines recommendations learned from SJI and NSC’s work in 2015 with Iowa, Connecticut, Maryland, and Oregon, […]

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Community Resource Exchange

April 8, 2016 On April sixth, Seattle Jobs Initiative took part in the annual Community Resource Exchange organized by United Way of King County. The event brings together a wide array of service providers, including employment and training organizations like SJI, healthcare providers, the Department of Social and Health Services, advocates, and financial services. Providers […]

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