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Progressively achieve and sustain income growth of the bottom 40 per cent of the population at a rate higher than the national average.

Could this be your career mission?

Below are employers you could work for, occupations they employ, and education and training programs to prepare you to achieve this target.
Job Candidate
  1. Community Development Corporations: Work to revitalize and develop low-income neighborhoods, often by providing affordable housing and economic opportunities.

  2. Community Action Agencies: Address poverty and its root causes, offering services such as job training, education, and access to affordable housing and healthcare.

  3. Local Food Banks and Pantries: Distribute food to those in need, addressing immediate economic challenges faced by individuals and families.

  4. Job Training and Employment Assistance Centers: Provide skills training, job placement assistance, and career development services to help individuals secure stable employment.

  5. Housing Advocacy Groups: Advocate for affordable housing policies and working to prevent homelessness, to address an important aspect of income inequality.

  6. Financial Literacy and Counseling Organizations: Focus on educating individuals and families about financial management, budgeting, and responsible use of credit to empower them economically.

  7. Education Equity Organizations: Work to ensure equal access to quality education, as education is often a key factor in breaking the cycle of poverty.

  8. Community Health Clinics: Provide affordable healthcare services to underserved communities, addressing health-related aspects of income inequality.

  9. Legal Aid Societies: Offer legal assistance to low-income individuals, addressing systemic issues, and advocating for justice in various legal matters.

  10. Community Cooperatives: Empower community members to collectively own and manage businesses, fostering economic independence and shared prosperity.

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