Center on Race and Social Problems

Why does Pittsburgh’s workforce lack diversity?

"As the steel mills closed in the late 1970s and early 1980s, people began to leave the city in droves in search of work elsewhere. The lack of jobs available after mills closed similarly caused few people to move back into the city. And those jobs that were available tended to go to people who employers already knew — a type of sociometry, according to Larry Davis."

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