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JTPA Thought Me to Keep A Side Hustle

JTPA Thought Me to Keep A Side Hustle

Looking back at my experience with the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) during my 9th and 10th grade summers I was preparing for the current 21st-century dysfunctional economy and an educational system that requires me to keep a side hustle. Just to be clear the college education is not the problem. Sadly, the American economy and educational systems have failed to keep pace with each other requiring college graduates to keep a side hustle if we want to afford necessities like rent and food. 


Part-time Jobs for the Unemployed

Part-time Jobs for the Unemployed

As I was leaving the grocery store this week, I was reminded about one of the part-time jobs I held while I searched for a full-time job when I saw the green Instacart freezer and refrigerator on my way to the car. Instacart is a grocery delivery service that I learned about from one of my students. I don't think it was a coincidence that she randomly came into my office that day when she told me about this part-time job making $25 an hour with flexible hours. I think God sent her to me to tell me about what ended...