Workforce Development

03 Dec 2019

Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap: A Life Cycle Approach

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
The factors limiting a woman’s abilty to build and preserve wealth are interconnected throughout her life, so why aren’t the solutions? Research shows that a “one-size fits all” approach to closing the women’s wealth gap is infective. In...
20 Jun 2019

A Crisis of Unaffordability in New York City: The Need for Collaborative Action to Advance Self-Sufficiency

Thursday, June 20, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Since its introduction in 2000, the Self-Sufficiency Standard has shifted the conversation from poverty to self-sufficiency and informed advocacy efforts, such as expanding tax credits for working households, reducing fares for low-income riders,...
13 Jun 2019

Reimagining Career Pathways for (and with) Youth, Educators and Employers

Thursday, June 13, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Despite a growing economy, a tight labor market and low-unemployment, job gains for young adults in New York City over the last five years have largely been in low-wage, part-time jobs with limited opportunities to transition to full-time, family-...
11 Jun 2019

Economic Security for Immigrants: Innovative Workforce Approaches - A Webinar Hosted by GCIR

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
We all benefit when immigrants can reach their full potential in our nation's workplaces. Yet between increased workplace raids and arrests, accelerated I-9 employer audits, and the resumption of Social Security Administration’s "No Match Letters"...
28 May 2019

Technology, Inequality and the Future of Work(ers)

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Technology has arrived and is rapidly changing the workplace at a magnitude that we have yet to fully grasp. From a projected 36 million American jobs facing "high exposure" to automation, to new jobs being created, to the changing relationship...
14 Mar 2019

The Green New Deal: Putting Energy to Work

Thursday, March 14, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
The Green New Deal aims to address economic inequality while building a new clean energy industry. Green jobs growth, as demonstrated by recent industry reports at the state and federal levels, can serve disadvantaged communities in New York and...
06 Mar 2019

Innovative Workforce Strategies for Criminal Justice: Involved Populations and Quarterly Meeting of the New York City Workforce Funders

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world, even with the rate in 2016 reaching a 20-year low. While there have been several promising legislative changes at the federal, state, and local levels recently, significant...
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25 Feb 2019

Census Jobs: How Do You Mobilize a Temporary Workforce of Half a Million People in Less Than Two Years?

Monday, February 25, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
How Do You Mobilize a Temporary Workforce of Half a Million People in Less Than Two Years? This question is the theme of the Census Funders Working Group’s first 2019 briefing. In 2010, the Census Bureau recruited, trained and deployed a temporary...

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