Coloradoan.com: Navigator Pilot Program from Bridges Out of Poverty

January 13, 2013 Published by

Navigator Pilot Program First of Many ‘Ripples’ from Bridges Out of Poverty (01/13/2013)

Sarah Morrison-Cohen is more than an HR person; she helps employees with such problems as broken-down cars, financial issues, and personal matters. “The idea is that by addressing issues that impact an employee’s ability to work … Morrison-Cohen can keep more low-wage earners in a job and moving up in a job.” Her unique work at Columbine Health Systems has been rewarding: “It takes the issues that all employers see like tardiness and absenteeism and allows you to see them for what they are: symptoms of underlying problems,” she said. “It has the potential to change how businesses work by having a person that can address personal issues that affect the workplace…it makes sustainable change.” Read more…

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