Springfield WORKS and Partners Host Roundtable with Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President to Discuss Local Economic Issues, Cliff Effects

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Susan M. Collins visited Western Mass to learn about the economic challenges and opportunities present in the area. Springfield WORKS and our partners were able to discuss the Cliff Effect, our Pilot Program & the positive impacts we can have on the Commonwealth. Springfield WORKS is a workforce development…

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Springfield WORKS Cliff Effect Pilot Program Approved by State Legislature

Springfield WORKS is celebrating a major breakthrough in its Cliff Effects initiative. Legislation supported by Springfield WORKS and the Economic Pathways Coalition of Massachusetts was finally approved by the state legislature after years of effort. The legislation will create a pilot program to test the use of a net financial resources offset provided through the…

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Managing the Cliff Effect (Viewpoint)

Mass Live and the Springfield Republican recently published the story of our team’s Community Alignment Specialist, Eneida Molina! In the article, she shares her experience navigating the cliff effect and argues that legislation should be passed to help eliminate the cliff effect for others. Read More at MassLive.

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