Advancing Workforce Equity: Open Letter to Workforce Practitioners
Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder in Residence, PolicyLink
Angela Glover Blackwell is the founder and former CEO of PolicyLink, a national research and action institute advancing racial and economic equity by Lifting Up What Works®. PolicyLink focuses on building an equitable economy, healthy communities of opportunity, and a just society.
12:15 – 12:45 p.m. Eastern
The Blueprints: Context and Data
Our research partners will highlight new workforce equity data, and our workforce partners in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, and Seattle will discuss how equity work has unfolded in their communities and share key elements of their approach to creating a workforce equity blueprint.
1:15 – 2:45 p.m. Eastern
The Blueprints: Exploring the Work in Five Communities
Five communities will share key elements of strategies aimed at reducing inequities in workforce development. You’ll hear Boston, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, and Seattle on their approach to creating a workforce equity blueprint.
We sit down for a fireside chat with three powerhouse leaders in their respective fields to discuss concrete, data-driven strategies to get to workforce equity and engaging the entire workforce ecosystem in that effort.