Workforce Development

15 Jul 2021

Good Green Jobs for a Changing Climate: Is This Time For Real?

Thursday, July 15, 2021 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
In light of major new state and local climate legislation—including NY State’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) and New York City’s Local Law 97, part of The Climate Mobilization Act (CMA)—we are moving closer to a Just...
15 Jun 2021

Leveraging Philanthropy to Build a Responsive Small Business Ecosystem

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 -
9:00am to 10:30am
Like many inequities exposed by the pandemic, small businesses owned by people of color have struggled and failed at far higher rates than those of their white peers during the last 12 months. Please join Next Street, Philanthropy New York and Asset...
09 Jun 2021

New York City Workforce Funders Collaborative Quarterly Meeting - Do CUNY enrollment declines place equitable recovery goals at risk?

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 -
9:00am to 10:30am
Join the New York City Workforce Funders Collaborative and field leaders for a deep dive on CUNY enrollment trends and what the decline in enrollment means for the college leaders, industry partners, and funders working to increase student career...
29 Apr 2021

The OST Workforce: Moving Forward Beyond the Age of COVID

Thursday, April 29, 2021 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
As funders consider re-entry for vulnerable youth workers, there is an opportunity to consider how to strengthen and fortify the OST workforce--including rebuilding a field that offers family sustaining wages and viable career pathways.
10 Mar 2021

New York City Workforce Funders’ 2021 Strategy Discussion

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Join the New York City Workforce Funders group for an informal discussion of short- and long-term strategies to help the city’s workforce ecosystem more equitably connect low-income New Yorkers to quality jobs. This funder-only session is an...
24 Feb 2021

Building Career Pathways for Youth in a Changing Landscape

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
The pandemic has impacted career pathway programs for New York City high school youth in terms of the specific industries and job opportunities as well as the training, work-based learning experiences, and internships/apprenticeships offered. As the...
24 Feb 2021

Building a Better Ecosystem for Business Owners of Color - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S. economy, employing nearly half of the private sector workforce. Join us to hear what we have learned about the effects of specific investments and strategies to support entrepreneurs of color and what...
23 Feb 2021

Preview of the Knight Media Forum: Polarization in America - A Webinar Hosted by Media Impact Funders

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
The impact of polarization on American society cannot be overstated. It is increasingly affecting what we do (masks or no masks?), who we listen to (CNN or OANN?), and even how we think (fair or rigged election?). And the division is only deepening.

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