Our Mission



What Drives Us

Our Vision

We envision an equitable future where workers, employers, and communities are thriving and prosperous.

Our Mission

We collaborate with workers, employers, and communities to advance a skilled workforce, promote good jobs, and invest in equitable outcomes.

Our Values

Ο   Collaboration and partnership

Ο   The power of the network

Ο   Racial equity and inclusion

Ο   Systems thinking

Ο   Innovation and continuous learning


Our Solutions

The solutions framework is how we operationalize our mission. At the foundation is our national network, which brings together a wide range of partners aligned with our mission, vision, and core values. We leverage this network to pursue five integrated solutions. We activate employers to invest in the workforce and adopt policies and practices that make jobs better. We equip workers for success and change the systems that hinder their access to opportunity and advancement. We catalyze our network to co-invest in these solutions so communities have the resources they need to do the work. Together, these solutions lead to prosperous and thriving workers, employers, and communities.