Back to work: How to improve the prospects of low-income Americans

The lackluster economic recovery, which is now more than 50 months old, has not brought relief to American individuals, families and communities. According to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 10.2 million Americans are unemployed. 3.6 million have been jobless for more than 27 weeks.7.3 million are involuntarily working part-time.