This case study documents the approach taken by Goodwill-Easter Seals of Minnesota (GESMN) and Urban League Twin Cities (ULTC) undertook, working with the Markle Foundation’s Rework America Alliance, to influence systems change in the Twin Cities workforce ecosystem.
Jobs for the Future (JFF), a national nonprofit that drives transformation of the U.S. education and workforce systems, and the Markle Foundation, which works to improve the economic security, national security, and health of all Americans, announced plans to transfer one of the foundation’s marquee initiatives, the Rework America Alliance, to JFF.
Equity is at the forefront of many necessary conversations today. It has been the foundation for change within organizations, a call to action in communities, and a rallying cry for marginalized groups. However, as widely as equity is embraced theoretically, its application leaves many wondering where to start.
This free, online training series is for hiring managers, HR staff or anyone who wants to learn about skills-based practices and understand the business benefits of adopting this approach.
We recognize the critical role of career coaches and the importance of providing support and resources to help guide their clients and flourish in their own careers. That’s why we want to highlight the great work career coaches do and share our free Foundational Career Coach Skills Training.
Rework America Alliance member UnidosUS recently hosted its 2023 annual conference bringing together leaders, experts, and advocates to foster collaboration, innovation, and thought leadership with the goal of empowering the nation’s 62 million Latinos. Our Acting President Beth Cobert participated in a plenary session that focused on the transformative impact of the pandemic on the American workforce.
There’s no doubt about it, skills-based practices are becoming more mainstream with many employers and states making commitments to drop degree requirements. But is it important to remember that skills-based hiring must extend beyond dropping degree requirements and updating job descriptions.
The Annual Horizons conference hosted by JFF, serves as a national platform for driving equitable economic advancement through innovative practices and scalable solutions in education and workforce systems. Check out insights from workforce leaders and Rework America Alliance members.
The Rework America State Network Coaching convening took place in Denver, CO. In this piece, check out some of the key topics discussed.