Breaking down barriers across systems is a critical component in improving outcomes for workers. These four collaboratives are working on place-based solutions to improve economic mobility for low wage workers by changing practices, bolstering education, and enhancing other local systems:
CareerRise is expanding access to services across the metro Atlanta Regional Workforce Development Board by enhancing how data is collected and disaggregated for more equitable outcomes (Watch a short video).
The Baltimore Workforce Funders Collaborative is using data-collection and -sharing to better understand and reduce racial inequity in the local workforce development system. The collaborative is partnering with local nonprofits to develop racial equity strategies and advocate for local and state policy reforms that address fundamental obstacles to economic mobility (Watch a short video).