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Civic health and unemployment II: The case builds

Last November, we covered a report by the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC)–whose annual national conference, by the way, is today and can be live streamed beginning at 1:00 PM EST here–that made the case that a community’s level of civic engagement was related to its economic success. On Wednesday, NCoC released a follow up to that report: “Civic Health and Unemployment II: The Case Builds.”


Employing America’s veterans

According to a recent report by the Center for a New American Security, veterans who served after September 11 are facing unemployment rates that are both higher than their civilian peers and higher than veterans from prior wars.