New Resource! A Workforce Funder’s Guide to Leveraging Public Funding

With flexible funding flowing to states and localities via the American Rescue Plan, the recent announcement of new grants to expand Registered Apprenticeships, and the Biden Administration’s ambitious American Jobs Plan and American Families Plan proposals pending, the field of workforce development is anticipating a historic infusion of new public 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: Connecting Justice-Impacted Individuals to Employment: Reflections on The Road Up

Workforce Matters recently had the opportunity to screen the documentary The Road Up and host a Q&A, moderated by Tameshia Mansfield of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, with panelists Sheena Meade from Clean Slate Initiative, Esther Franco-Payne from Cabrini Green Legal Aid (CGLA), and Kristen Robinson, co-founder of the Ecofeminist Action Institute Read more…