A local, faith-based approach to improving the jobs picture

Ever since the onset of the Great Recession, North Carolina policymakers and pundits have been talking about the need for more jobs.

Most of the discussion has focused on government’s role. The Raleigh-based international group Jobs For Life approaches the topic from a different angle. Jobs For Life focuses on the role of churches in helping people find and keep long-term jobs.

Regional director Daniel Alexander discussed Jobs For Life’s work during a presentation today for the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society. In the video clip below, he discusses one of the group’s five core pieces.

2:30 p.m. update: Click play below to watch the full 46:33 event.

You’ll find other John Locke Foundation video presentations here.

Mitch Kokai / Senior Political Analyst

Mitch Kokai is senior political analyst for the John Locke Foundation. He joined JLF in December 2005 as director of communications. That followed more than four years as chie...

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