New! A Racial Equity Framework for Workforce Development Funders

Developed in collaboration with a working group of our members, this new Framework is intended to identify concrete ways for funders in the workforce development field to interrupt the systemic racism embedded within the field’s practices, policies, and programs; the institution of philanthropy; our own organizations; and the labor market in communities we serve.

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2021 Federal Workforce Policy Preview

Curious about how emerging federal policy proposals and budget priorities might shape the context for your work in 2021 and beyond? With a new Congress and presidential term beginning in January 2021, many research, analysis, and advocacy organizations are beginning to roll out their 2021 recommendations. For your quick reference and comparison, we’re compiling them here as new publications come across our desks.

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Workforce Matters is a national network of funders that draws on expert and practitioner knowledge to strengthen workforce development philanthropy and advance equitable access to quality education and employment for young people and adults.

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