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Buying Local in Newark

2.22.23  •  by Josh Enoch  •  ,

The city of Newark is New Jersey’s largest and one of its most diverse municipalities and is home to considerable strengths, assets, and opportunities. In partnership with the National Fund…

New Year, New SHIFT Toward Systems Thinking

1.30.23  •  by Amanda Cage  •  

At the beginning of each year, many of us commit to something new or to making a big change for the better. New goals, new way of thinking. Throughout January,…

Greensboro Apprenticeship Program Showcases the Power of National Fund Collaboratives

12.26.22  •  by Ashley Williams  •  

A group from the National Fund stands in hair nets at a food manufacturer.
One of the joys of my job is visiting our sites around the country. Earlier this month, I traveled to Triad Workforce Solutions Collaborative in Greensboro, North Carolina and got…

Expanding Equity in Manufacturing with On-the-Job Training

12.26.22  •  by National Fund for Workforce Solutions  •  

“Earn-and-learn” models are powerful tools for building up a skilled workforce. On-the-job training allows employees to earn a paycheck while they learn the knowledge, skills, and competencies needed to perform…


National Fund for Workforce Solutions Expands its National Network to 34 Communities

7.19.22  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

Hawai’i Workforce Funders Collaborative and the Talent Collaborative of Greater Cincinnati join the National Fund Network to Improve Workforce Outcomes   The National Fund for Workforce Solutions is excited to…

Tawanna Black at Shift The Future of Workforce!

6.29.22  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

We are thrilled to announce that Tawanna Black will join us in Minneapolis as the keynote speaker at SHIFT The Future of Workforce. Tawanna is the founder and CEO of the Center for Economic…

CareerSTAT Announces New Leadership and Strategic Vision

6.7.22  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

After two years of dedicated leadership, Joyce McDanel, vice president of human resources and education with Unity Point Health-Des Moines, will be stepping down from her role as chair of…

National Fund for Workforce Solutions and the Annie E. Casey Foundation Partner for the Next Phase of Generation Work

4.18.22  •  by Josh Enoch  •  

Eight communities will seek to improve employment outcomes for low-income, young adults of color   Washington D.C. April 18, 2022 – The National Fund for Workforce Solutions is partnering with…