Elevating the Youth Fields Workforce: A Conversation With Deborah Moroney and Ann Stone

In 2021, the Wallace Foundation partnered with the American Institutes for Research to launch the Youth Fields Workforce Study, which includes a national survey called the Power of Us Workforce Survey and case stories, to learn more about youth-serving professionals and volunteers.  In this Q&A, Deborah Moroney, a vice president Read more…

Workforce Matters @SHIFT The Future of Workforce

Workforce Matters was well-represented at the National Fund for Workforce Solutions’ recent national convening, SHIFT the Future of Workforce.  Co-director Loh-Sze Leung shared about our Fund for Workforce Equity on a panel organized by the WES Mariam Assefa Fund, a supporting member and Fund contributor. Panelists included Rachel Lipson, Harvard Read more…

COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on Immigrant Families and Communities: Recommendations for Philanthropic Action

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 – 10:00 am to 11:30 am PDT / 12:00 pm-1:30 pm CDT / 1:00 pm -2:30 pm EDT Webinar Learn from leaders in the immigrant rights movement on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic about how philanthropy must significantly increase grantmaking dollars, shift grantmaking practices, embrace risk, and Read more…

05/20/19-05/22/19 Event: Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship Funder Learning Tour

You’re invited to join Workforce Matters May 20th through 22nd in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for a free Funders Learning Tour. Wisconsin is home to the oldest system of Registered Apprenticeship in the nation and one of the oldest state youth apprenticeship programs. On this site visit, participants will have the opportunity to explore the history, Read more…

05/10/19 Webinar: The Work and Learn Ecosystem – An Update on the U.S. Credentialing Landscape

The ever-shifting work and learn landscape has made selecting an education and training program a more high-stakes choice for students and workers than ever before. Meanwhile, businesses struggle to understand what the 334,000+ credentials available to US workers mean, making it difficult for them to make smart, efficient hiring decisions Read more…