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…

04/16/19 “Coffee Break” Webinar: Equitable Economic Development in Nashville

Join Workforce Matters for a webinar from 2-2:30 pm EDT with Patrick Combs, director of the Nashville Career Advancement Center (NCAC).  Patrick will share about his participation in the National League of Cities’ Equitable Economic Development Fellowship; Nashville’s efforts to connect economic development and workforce development in developing urban manufacturing in the city; and how Read more…

04/10/19 “Coffee Break” Webinar: Equitable Economic Development in Boston

Join Workforce Matters for a webinar from 2:30-3 pm EDT with Jason Ewas and Alexandra Valdez of the City of Boston’s Economic Mobility Lab.  Jason and Alexandra will share about their participation in the National League of Cities’ Equitable Economic Development Fellowship; their efforts to connect economic development and workforce development; and how their efforts resulted in Read more…