As usual, I wanted to share a few interesting resources that provide interactive data and industry analysis which may prove useful for organizing industry partnerships, mapping industry needs, and...
Systems Change in the National Fund
The National Fund for Workforce Solutions announces the release of its newest report, Systems Change in the National Fund for Workforce Solutions.
Since its inception, the National Fund has utilized its expertise gained from designing and implementing industry-focused training programs to improve larger workforce development systems. Documenting change achieved across the National Fund network, this report standardizes the National Fund's system's change approach, provides numerous examples of successful instances of systems change, and offers suggestions to others on how to achieve, measure, and document systems change.
Recap on the National Fund's Fifth Annual Meeting
The 2015 National Fund Annual Meeting took place on June 17-19, 2015 in Baltimore, MD at the Hyatt Regency on the Inner Harbor. It convened more than 450 attendees with over 130 individuals representing employers across the country. For workshop notes, collaborative videos, and event pictures, visit the Fifth Annual Meeting event page.
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 over 36 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.