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Resources

Coping with the loss of a Job?

Worker ReEmployment - a portal from the US Department of Labor - offers tools for finding employment, training programs and financial help after a layoff. Know that you are NOT alone. There are Support Groups around the country where you can meet others who are unemployed, build your network, exchange feedback, and identify strategies for moving forward.

AARP - Surviving Recession

The mission of the AARP is to help people 50+ have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial and affordable to them and society as a whole. This bulletin tracks how twelve older workers have managed during the recession.

Long Island Cares

Long Island Cares, Inc. - The Harry Chapin Food Bank is Long Island's first food bank: serving the hungry on Long Island since 1980.

Jobs With Justice

Jobs with Justice is a national network of local coalitions that bring together labor unions, faith groups, community organizations, and student activists to fight for working people.

Center for American Progress

The Center for American Progress is an independent nonpartisan educational institute dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through ideas and action.

The League of Women Voters

This nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

National Employment Law Project

For more than 40 years, NELP has sought to ensure that work is an anchor of economic security and a ladder of economic opportunity for working families across America.

Hard Times: Lost on Long Island