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Leveraging higher ed to help veterans and military families

As WorkingNation wraps up its November deep focus on veterans and work, this episode of the Work in Progress podcast looks at the role...

Entrepreneurship: A self-determined career path for veterans

Nearly 25 percent of veterans say they are interested in starting a business, according to a report from Bunker Labs. Veterans and entrepreneurship are a...

Entrepreneur boot camp helps veterans start their own businesses

In the U.S., 2.5 million veterans become their own bosses. While the rate of new veteran startups has slowed over the decades, it’s still...

Crowdfunding entrepreneurs who historically don’t have access to capital

Starting a business at any time can be challenging. The global health pandemic and the economic crisis it has created are making that challenge...
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Free to succeed: The Last Mile trains the incarcerated to become...

Formerly incarcerated. It is a title that follows the check mark on the job application question “Have you been convicted of a criminal offense?” The...

Training veterans for entrepreneurship, one dessert at a time

A Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit is helping service-disabled veterans transition back into civilian life through a training program based on the conviction that "no veteran,...

Entrepreneurship as an economic pathway for the laid-off workforce

The deep job cuts due to COVID-19 have resulted in more than 30 million Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits over the past...

Small business creating living wage jobs for the formerly incarcerated

There are an estimated five million formerly incarcerated Americans. And for many, finding a job after leaving prison or jail is a challenge. The unemployment...

Seeding small business and job growth

At a time when the nation's headline unemployment rate sits near an all-time low, firms with fewer than 20 employees experienced the largest growth...

Latino entrepreneurs are growing in number

An incredible momentum is building for a sector of entrepreneurs, with little indication of slowing down. It’s great news for Latino business owners; their...