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Paper: Work Disappearing for Black Males in Urban America


Norm Bond of writes,

During the past four decades, the job market for working age African American males has fundamentally collapsed in urban America. That’s the conclusion of a recent study by Dr. Marc Levine at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He looked at employment rates in forty of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas based on every Census taken from 1970 to 2010.

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We’ve Broken Ground at the Reid Center! [GALLERY]

On Wednesday, August 8th Green Opportunities, the Asheville Housing Authority, public officials, community partners and members came together to celebrate the W.C. Reid Center renovation ground breaking.


This project milestone marks an important step forward in the rebirth of the historic Reid Center into a green jobs training and education center.

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Now calling for all request for proposals!

The Housing Authority of the City of Asheville has now opened the bidding for subcontracts related to the W.C. Reid Center Renovation.


From the HACA website:

All Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Request for Qualifications (RFQs) are subject to HACA’s procurement policies and federal guidelines. HACA encourages the participation of Minority Business Enterprises and Women Business Enterprises in response to available contracts.

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