Cincinnati Works

Cincinnati Works

  • Putting thousands of people in poverty to work, keeping them employed, changing the local economy, improving lives—in a time when there is so much bad news out there, Cincinnati Works is a wonderful story of success and what individuals can do to effect change in great proportion. Here are a few results:
    • As of June 2012, Cincinnati Works had spent $9 million helping 4,000 people find work since its inception in 1996; in 2011, those individuals made $75 million in wages in Cincinnati.
    • The rate of retention of employees helped through the program is an exceptional 85%.
    • Cincinnati Works has saved businesses thousands of dollars in turnover costs, and it has saved public assistance programs millions of dollars.
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