The Hope Street Group blog is written by our board, stakeholders and staff and covers a wide range of topics related to economic vitality and widespread prosperity for all Americans.
I have had more than my share of memorable moments as a kindergarten teacher, but one sticks out in particular, when I helped open a small charter school several years ago.Read More
In my classroom, a poster with a map of North America states “we are not alone.” Every day, I remind my students that they are, in fact, “not alone in the world,” meaning they are a part of a global community.Read More
Most Americans will agree that the youth unemployment rate—currently over 16% for 16-to-24-year-olds, not including underemployment—is unacceptably high. Yet, it’s much harder to find consensus on the reasons why more young people aren’t finding meaningful, sustainable work.Read More
In the United States, Jobs & Workforce efforts have historically been conducRead More
The Illusion of Excess: How too much sugar in American diets is only one piece of our nation's health problem
This past week, I had the opportunity to see a thought-provoking documentary on a subject relevant to our mission here at Hope Street Group.Read More