Congress Can Restore Giving

GivingUSA recently released The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2018, and the results are troubling. During this time of economic growth, charitable giving should also be growing or at least keeping pace.

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Mobile Classroom Rolls through Kansas to Teach Digital Skills in Rural Communities

When the Goodwill® Learn IT Digital Skills mobile classroom hits the highway in rural Kansas, the massive blue and white vehicle inevitably turns heads and attracts attention.

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Wear the Rainbow!

Let’s be real-- summer is all about color. Many, many colors. Preferably worn all together, all the time.

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Policymakers Reflect on Fatherhood

In recognition of Father’s Day last Sunday, the Worker and Family Support Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing on opportunities for the federal government to support and promote responsible fatherhood.

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The First Step Act Offers a Second Chance for Individuals

Since the First Step Act was passed on a bipartisan basis and signed into law last December, roughly 1,000 second chance individuals have returned home from federal prisons.

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Questions to Ask During Interviews (pt 3 of 3)

Today I wrap up my three-part blog series on questions you may want to ask an employer during your interview.

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Celebrating the Class of 2019

My social media feed is filled with graduation pictures including from my friend’s daughter’s pre-K, two of my cousins’ high school and a colleague’s son’s college graduation ceremony.

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Good Questions to Ask During Your Interviews (Part 2 of 3)

Interviewing is an exchange of information. It is not enough to answer employer’s questions; top job candidates come up with good questions of their own. Today we’ll explore more of them in part two of this three-part blog series.

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Patio Paradise

It’s patio season, thrifty friends! I get excited about it every year and go all out. The mind movies I have about patio season are one of the few ways I’m able to make it through the hard New England winters.

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Engaging New Voters

Are you registered to vote? This is a question you may get asked via phone, when walking into the grocery store or waiting for public transportation. Rather than viewing the question as a nuisance, consider the importance of ensuring that people in your community have access to engage in democracy.

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My Story: Chelsea Rucker

In 2018, Chelsea found herself with no steady job and no place to go. She and her two young daughters had to stay in a homeless shelter for three months.

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Bringing People in from the Sidelines

Goodwill® believes in the power of work to change lives. We understand that having a meaningful job provides more than just a paycheck. When people work, it has a ripple effect, changing the lives of entire families and their communities as well as strengthening the economy.

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