Help Wanted: Getting NY's Workers the Language Skills They Need

Immigrants make up a crucial component of New York's workforce, but the supply of programs to teach English is not keeping up with the demand. Tara Colton, associate research director at Center for an Urban Future, Kevin Smith, Executive Director of Literacy New York, and Martha Lopez-Hanratty, Director, Westchester County Office for Hispanic Affairs, look at the effects of the shortfall, and what steps can be taken to address it.