Workforce Development

10 May 2016

Philanthropy New York's 37th Annual Meeting: Rethinking American Justice

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 -
1:30pm to 6:30pm
Philanthropy New York is proud to announce that our 37th Annual Meeting “Rethinking American Justice” will focus on the history and present application of justice in America – discussing what we call criminal and examining the kinds of reforms that...
09 Mar 2016

Workforce Funders Quarterly Meeting: NYSED Commissioner & Innovative Workforce Strategies for Youth and Young Adults at the National Level

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 -
9:00am to 11:00am
The March Quarterly meeting will feature a presentation by the Commissioner of New York State Department of Education and a panel presentation on Innovative Workforce Strategies for Youth and Young Adults at the National Level: The Implications for...
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04 Nov 2015

Sectoral Employment Strategies for Young Adults: Lessons for the New Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Programs

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 -
2:45pm to 5:00pm
The long-term changes in the labor market have disproportionately impacted low-income young adults who do not graduate from high school or pursue post-secondary education. The quality of the second chance system has been questioned by many funders...
16 Sep 2015

Workforce Funders Quarterly Meeting: Industry Partnerships - Current and Future Strategies

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 -
8:45am to 11:00am
New York City has made significant progress in the past ten years in developing a more employer-driven workforce system. The New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) and the Workforce Funders have partnered on a number of sector-...
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25 Jun 2015

Nailing It: Building A National Movement of Nail Salon Workers

Thursday, June 25, 2015 -
2:45pm to 5:00pm
On virtually every street corner in the city sits a nail salon, a burgeoning industry that glamorizes the fingertips of half the City’s residents. And behind the glam are women who most often are paid less than the cost of the bottle of nail polish...
19 May 2015

Economic Inequality and Mobility: Looking at the Evidence to Inform Philanthropy’s Actions

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 -
9:15am to 11:15am
Since the economic downturn of 2008, increasing media attention on income inequality and its effects on our society has turned up the volume on the public conversation. But has the coverage actually increased the philanthropic sector’s understanding...


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