Jessica Cook speaks with a program candidate at the Financial...
Fourth Annual Meeting: Better Skills, Better Jobs
On June 19, 2014, nearly 400 attendees listened to U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez deliver remarks at the National Fund's Fourth Annual Meeting, "Better Skills, Better Jobs." Secretary Perez highlighted Obama Administration initiatives focused on increasing economic opportunities for more Americans. These include funding for new apprenticeship programs, and partnering with employers and industry to address skills gaps and grow our economy. Read the remarks from Secretary Perez.
From the Blog
The National Fund is pleased to report that the U.S. House of Representatives has passed The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), bipartisan, bicameral legislation reauthorizing the...
As a dynamic national partnership of communities, employers, workers, and philanthropy, the National Fund for Workforce Solutions is broadening its reach and deepening its impact on employers and workers. The National Fund invests in funder collaboratives in more than 30 communities. supporting innovative employer-led industry partnerships, providing demand-driven training, and awarding credentials. Skills gaps are being closed, low-wage Americans have more career opportunities, and local economies are being strengthened.