Seizing the moment to address equity gaps in apprenticeships
Op-ed by Cameron Johnson and Emily Andrews
The economy was a key theme during the midterm elections. In repeated exit polls, voters identified inflation as their top issue, one of many signs that workers are struggling to make ends meet amidst rapidly rising prices. With inflation outpacing wages, workers—particularly those who earn low wages, those from communities of color, and women—need all the support our nation can muster. Apprenticeships are a key strategy for putting them on a career path toward economic security.