Please join people of faith and people in our community for a discussion about how we can build a moral economy.
Informational presentation, light snacks, engaging community conversation, and steps you can take to get involved.
Sponsored by Vermont Interfaith Action and Public Assets Institute, and hosted by local faith communities.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 2, 2015
MONTPELIER – Public Assets Institute has added a new policy analyst, Stephanie Yu, to its staff.
“Stephanie brings a wealth of skills and experience, and we are delighted that she is joining our staff,” Public Assets president and founder Paul Cillo said Wednesday.
Yu has worked as both a public sector fiscal analyst and a private sector financial analyst. She also has experience in the executive branch of state government, as the Budget Manager for the Michigan Department of Treasury and the Executive Director of the West Virginia Commission for National and Community Service. Read more
Vermont’s economy has been slowly recovering since the end of the recession. But its labor force has not. The number of Vermonters working or actively looking for work decreased more than 3 percent from 2009 to 2014—the biggest drop in New England. This year through July, Vermont’s labor force has inched up by 0.2 percent.
Job growth near the top
Five years after the official end of the recession, Vermont showed the second-best job growth in New England. Non-farm payroll jobs reported by employers rose just over 4 percent from 2009 to 2014. Read more