Support From JPMorgan Chase and Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Aids Launch of Hudson County Workforce Leadership Academy
Hudson County Community College (HCCC) announced today that it will be sponsoring a Workforce Leadership Academy, a program designed to develop a local network of workforce development leaders to collaborate on solutions to common challenges. The Academy will be run in partnership with The Aspen Institute and was approved by the HCCC Board of Trustees at its regular meeting on Tuesday evening, April 16.
The Hudson County Workforce Leadership Academy is the latest in a series of Aspen Institute-sponsored Academies in the United States and Canada, and the first to offered in partnership with a community college. The Hudson County Workforce Leadership Academy is one of four to be launched this year through the support of JPMorgan Chase, The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Hudson County Community College has received additional funding from the County of Hudson, the LeFrak family, and Mack-Cali.
Academy Fellows will be selected in a competitive application process. The College and its partners encourage senior-level managers from non-profit organizations, business associations, union-based training efforts, public agencies, and community colleges, who have the authority to implement changes, to apply. Applications are available online here. The deadline for submissions is May 24, 2019. Interested applicants can learn more about the Academy on an informational webinar to be held Friday, May 3 at 11 a.m. ET. Registration can be found here...