Cheaper rent East of the River has drawn arts organizations and artists to places like historic Anacostia. We explore the arts scene and what increasing development will mean.
The recession and the aftermath of September 11th have hit low-wage workers particularly hard. But new programs are trying to increase options. . .from job advancement to skill development and retirement benefits. A discussion of low-wage earners on our Urban Institute series.
- Mary Pena Executive Director, Project Quest
- William Grinker President and CEO, Seedco
- Stephen Lerner Director of Building Services Division, Service Employees International Union; Member of International Executive Board, Director of SEIU Property Services Division, Coordinate Justice for Janitors campaigns
- Harry Holzer researcher, Urban Institute
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