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…

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…

11/06/19 Event: Employer Practices Convening

Is your foundation investing in strategies to launch, accelerate, strengthen, or scale projects that help employers update their recruitment, hiring, on-boarding, retention, and advancement practices? Workforce Matters will be convening a small group of our Employer Practices Learning Network members and other grantmakers for a funder-to-funder conversation about lessons learned and anticipated 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…

11/13/18 Webinar: Philanthropic Approaches to Employer Practice Change

During Part II of this two-part webinar series, we’ll be joined by representatives of the Walmart Foundation and Lumina Foundation who will share information about how their organizations have approached employer practice change. This conversation is scheduled for Tuesday, 2:30-4:00 pm Eastern/1:30 pm Central/12:30 pm Mountain/11:30 am Pacific. Click here to register. A Read more…