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    Since 2007, the Ohio Workforce Coalition has been bringing together leaders from education and training institutions, economic and workforce development organizations, business and industry, labor, and human service providers. The Coalition promotes public policies that build the skills of adult workers, meet employer skill needs, and strengthen the workforce system to ensure opportunity and prosperity for Ohio families.

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Recorded Webinar: The Benefit Cliff

Did you miss the January Webinar? 

The Benefit Cliff: View the recording here.

As families climb from poverty to economic independence, they lose public benefits as their income increases. Unfortunately, there are points on the journey where earning even $1 more means the family will lose a benefit worth hundreds of dollars each month.  This phenomenon, known as the benefit cliff, can be a barrier to self-sufficiency for low income individuals.

This webinar, led by Emily Campbell, Associate Director of The Center for Community Solutions, introduces listeners to the benefit cliff and how it can impact low-income families.  Data is presented which shows where Ohio working families experience a cliff, and there is discussion regarding how policy decisions in recent years have improved or deepened cliffs, and what it might take families to overcome these obstacles.

View to the recorded webinar here.

Download the presentation slides.

 

 

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