Change – political, bureaucratic, social – sometimes presents the opportunity to transform public policy, employer practices, and workforce investment. As this panel shows, interest in cross-sector collaboration can jumpstart buy-in to embark on major changes to workforce systems. Learn how funders and employers in Atlanta are collaborating with workforce boards on human-centered design and how funders in Syracuse are collaborating with a new mayor, businesses, and a college to diversify the construction and tech industries.
Bryan Lindsley, Program Director of Systems Change, National Fund for Workforce Solutions (Moderator)
Cinda Herndon-King, Director of Atlanta Career Rise, United Way Atlanta
Karen Kaplan, Director of Work Train at The CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity
Dominic Robinson, Vice President for Economic Inclusion, The CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity