Guest Post: Advancing a more inclusive recovery by supporting community-driven solutions that build wealth for Black and Latina women

Guest post by Monique Baptiste, Vice President, Jobs & Skills, Global Philanthropy, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Workforce Matters Steering Committee member and Linda M. Rodríguez, Executive Director, Global Philanthropy, JPMorgan Chase & Co. Here are two intertwined realities: Black and Latina women have long been financial backbones of their households Read more…

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…

Blog Post: Getting to Know STARs – Highlights from a Conversation with Opportunity@Work

In February 2021, Workforce Matters invited Byron Auguste, CEO and Co-Founder of Opportunity@Work and LaShana Lewis, CEO of L.M. Lewis Consulting and a technologist who also works on diversity, equity and inclusion in tech, to join our Steering Committee for a conversation about STARs — the 70+ million adults in 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…