“It’s not mid-20th century manufacturing,” said Carl Van Horn, director of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University. “It’s not working with your back. It’s working with your brain.”
… only about 100,000 to 150,000 dislocated workers—people who have lost their job and are unlikely to return to that occupation—receive retraining from federal funding each year, according to Carl Van Horn, the director of the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development.
Together North Jersey has announced the release of the Irvington Avenue Corridor project final report. The Local Demonstration Project report provides a set of strategies to better connect areas of South Orange, Newark, Maplewood and Irvington located along Irvington Avenue.
Walkable communities where people can live, work, eat and play, like what’s planned for Princeton Forrestal Village, are the wave of the future, according to James W. Hughes. The Historical Society of Princeton hosted Mr. Hughes, distinguished professor and dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, at the Nassau Club on Wednesday evening. He discussed the topics in his most recent book, “New Jersey’s Postsuburban Economy,” which was co-authored with Joseph J. Seneca, Rutgers University professor of economics, and based on the nearly three-decade-long Rutgers Regional Report series.