A weekly talk show about people in the Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh

A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).

Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 12-15-2017


Topic: Coping with high unemployment in the Mon Valley

Guests: Tracey Reaves, director of workforce development, Mon Valley Initiative, and Earl Lamar, workforce and financial coach

How discussed: What does the Mon Valley Initiative workforce program do? Where is it located? Does the workforce program help people who are underemployed as well as unemployed? We keep hearing that the unemployment rate is at record lows. Why is there still a need for the workforce program? What kinds of challenges do people face to gaining full-time employment?



Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.09MB - Duration: 29:35 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)

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