Washington DC Launches IT & Health Care Partnerships

The Workforce Collaborative in Washington D.C. is proud to partner with its newest member, JPMorgan Chase & Co., to launch Greater Washington Works to support new investments in regional industry sector partnerships in IT/Cybersecurity and Healthcare. The Collaborative plans to invest up to…

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SAWDC Releases Workforce and Education Analysis

At the December SAWDC Quarterly Council meeting held in Thomasville, AL, Jobs for the Future presented the findings and recommendations from an eleven-month long analysis of current and projected education and workforce development needs in the rural counties of Region…

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JPMorgan Chase Invests $1 Million

The National Fund received a $1,000,000, one-year grant from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation to expand its work with business leaders and to strengthen its network of regional collaboratives. The grant will support efforts to develop employer leaders and support positive changes…

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Meet the 'New' National Fund - Our Mission

Last month we celebrated the National Fund’s launch as an independent organization. This adventurous step symbolizes the growth and evolution of the National Fund into an accomplished network of 32 partner communities, each with its own distinctive characteristics, funders, and priorities. Our regional workforce…

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Become a CareerSTAT Champion

CareerSTAT is accepting applications for its Frontline Health Care Worker Champion recognition program. Champions receive national recognition and technical assistance. The application is open until February 17, 2017, and CareerSTAT is actively recruiting health care organizations to apply!

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Resources for CareerSTAT Members- Fall 2016

Federal Reserve Webinar- Connecting Communities December 15, 2016 3:00 p.m. (EST) Register: Investing in the Frontline: A Lesson from the Health Care Sector This webinar will present how health care employers are making the business case for investing in lower-wage workers. Kelly Aiken,…

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CareerSTAT Message: Growing the Network & Expanding Our Work

As a national network promoting increased investment in frontline workers, CareerSTAT assists health care organizations grow and sustain workforce development programs that engage employees, fill critical vacancies, improve patient care, and advance individuals toward family-sustaining jobs. Since I started as…

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National Fund Partners on Apprenticeship Forward Conference

National Skills Coalition and New America to Host 2017 Apprenticeship: Forward Conference Following several years of expanded support from state, federal, business, and philanthropic leaders, apprenticeships are growing and innovating in unprecedented ways.  Nevertheless, the work of expanding apprenticeship in…

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Webinar: Investing in the Frontline: A Lesson from the Health Care Sector

A good job has long been the entryway to financial stability and economic opportunity, but labor markets are changing. The share of middle-skill jobs—those that have traditionally provided entry to the middle class—has fallen while the share of frontline, service…

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The Kellogg Foundation Invests $750,000 3-Year Grant in CareerSTAT

After four years of committed support from the Joyce Foundation, CareerSTAT received a three-year $750,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to expand its network and develop an Employer Academy to provide technical assistance to organizations starting or expanding workforce…

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