More than a Living

More than a Living

I recently read about an unemployed, single mother who completed a two-week training course to become a certified nursing aide, an occupation listed as the “fastest-growing job in America.” The woman was hopeful that the certification will allow her to now make a living.

Ideally, the certification will bring employment opportunities, but, very likely, her job options will be slightly-more-than minimum wage, if at all, and won’t net enough income to allow her to move from a home that has sporadic electricity, and no running water.



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