The Road Back to Work

The Road Back To Work
3:17 pm
Tue February 21, 2012

The Road Back to Work: Even When Employed, Health Care A Challenge

Casaundra Bronner, of Hazelwood, Mo., worked in marketing before being laid off in March 2010. She found a job again in March 2011 but is still uninsured and having trouble getting the health care she needs.
Whitney Curtis for NPR

Originally published on Tue February 21, 2012 5:24 pm

Part of an ongoing series

Zumba is a fitness craze; a high-energy dance and exercise program. You can find it in high-end gyms and even the community center in Hazelwood, Mo., where Casaundra Bronner, 40, lives.

Read more
The Road Back To Work
9:08 am
Tue September 6, 2011

Bumps On The Road Back To Work

Casaundra Bronner returned to work in July and says being able to walk her daughters to the bus in the morning is one of the benefits of her new job at a small company.
Tamara Keith NPR

Originally published on Mon September 5, 2011 3:09 pm

Part of an ongoing series.

Like some 14 million Americans, the people in our series The Road Back to Work started the year unemployed and searching for a job.

Back in January, we gave six people, all living in St. Louis, Mo., digital recorders and asked them to document their experience as they went through the process of looking for a job.

Working, Still Struggling

Read more
The Road Back to Work
2:41 pm
Tue July 12, 2011

The Road Back to Work: Part Eight, Hope: A Precious Commodity In This Job Market

NPR's Tamara Keith continues her year-long occasional series on unemployment, entitled "The Road Back to Work" tracking six St. Louis residents.

Here's the latest from the series:

The Road Back to Work
3:31 pm
Thu May 26, 2011

The Road Back to Work: Part Seven, Finding Love While Searching For Work

NPR's Tamara Keith continues her year-long occasional series on unemployment, entitled "The Road Back to Work" tracking six St. Louis residents.

Here's the latest from the series:

The Road Back to Work
9:27 am
Fri April 15, 2011

The Road Back to Work: Part Six, The Satisfaction Of Having A Job

NPR's Tamara Keith continues her year-long occasional series on unemployment, entitled "The Road Back to Work" tracking six St. Louis residents.

Here's the latest from the series:

The Road Back to Work
4:56 pm
Thu March 31, 2011

The Road Back to Work: Part Five, The Thrill Of A Job, And The Worry Over Digging Out

NPR's Tamara Keith continues her year-long occasional series on unemployment, entitled "The Road Back to Work" tracking six St. Louis residents.

Here's the latest from the series:

The Road Back to Work
4:23 pm
Wed March 16, 2011

The Road Back to Work: Part Four, For The Long-Term Unemployed, The Hunt Continues

NPR's Tamara Keith continues her year-long occasional series on unemployment, entitled "The Road Back to Work" tracking six St. Louis residents.

Here's the latest from the series:

The Road Back to Work
4:14 pm
Wed February 23, 2011

The Road Back to Work: Part Three, The Relief Of Finding A Less-Than-Perfect Job

NPR's Tamara Keith continues her year-long occasional series on unemployment, entitled "The Road Back to Work" tracking six St. Louis residents.

Here's the latest from the series:

The Road Back to Work
8:03 pm
Tue February 1, 2011

The Road Back To Work: An NPR Series (Part Two, The Strain Adds Up)

NPR's Tamara Keith launches a year-long occasional series on unemployment, entitled "The Road Back to Work" tracking six St. Louis residents.

We'll update the links to each of the stories in the series here for you on stlpublicradio.org.