Chicago Based Start-up, Solve, Improves Social Capital and Solves Employment Barriers for Over 4,000 Job Seekers from Underinvested Communities in Chicago

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Chicago, IL: Solve’s collaborative network platform for cities connects systematically underemployed jobseekers in Chicago with over 200 social services and employers, improving the social capital of candidates through a referral system. The platform allows job candidates to work directly with nonprofits after completion of what Solve calls a barrier survey, which takes data points on

Bandwidth Poverty, Barriers to Employment and Potential Solutions

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Here’s a new term for you to think about: “bandwidth poverty”. What do you suppose this term means? Xavier Ramey, the founder of Justice Informed and advisor to Solve, recently brought “bandwidth poverty” to my attention and my team has been using this term ever since to motivate us in our work. In this blog post, we’ll dive