March 29 News + Updates

what we’re up to  2021 Budget and Policy Series Join Workforce Matters along with our colleagues at the Economic Opportunity Funders network for our upcoming 2021 Budget and Policy Series. During this three-part series, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about: Key provisions in the federal budget and recovery package; Read more…

Registration is now open! Spring 2021 Learning Labs

Click Here to Apply This spring, Workforce Matters will launch two new peer-to-peer learning labs facilitated by Clair Watson Minson of Sandra Grace LLC to serve as communities of practice for grantmakers working to implement ideas and strategies inspired by A Racial Equity Framework for Workforce Development Funders. The first learning Read more…

March 8 News + Updates

what we’re up to Lessons Learned & Key Takeaways from our Inaugural Peer-to-Peer Learning Labs In the Fall of 2020, Workforce Matters launched three peer-to-peer Learning Labs which provided a table for funders to come together to share information about their own grant making, discuss tough questions, and explore strategies Read more…

Lessons Learned & Key Takeaways from our Inaugural Peer-to-Peer Learning Labs

In this blog post… About the Labs Real-World Implications: What Participants are Saying Key Take-Aways Advancing Equitable Employer Practices Amplifying the Voice and Power of Workers and Learners Redesigning Workforce Policies and Systems for Equity and Resiliency Further Reading: Learning Lab Resource List About the Labs In the Fall of Read more…

Blog Post: Advancing Racial Equity in Workforce Development – A Conversation with Allison Gerber

In 2019, the Annie E. Casey Foundation partnered with Associated Black Charities (ABC) and Workforce Matters to launch the Advancing Racial Equity in Workforce Development initiative. The initiative built the capacity of organizations engaged in research, advocacy, technical assistance and other field-building activities in workforce development to integrate and apply policies Read more…