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Employing Opportunity Youth


OCTOBER 19, 2015

As we approach the end of October, with most families settled into their back-to-school routines, it is a good time for leaders in all sectors to be thinking about ways to address the staggering number of young people – estimated at around 5.5 million between the ages of 16 and 25 – who are not connected to school or to work.  These chronically disconnected youth represent an enormous loss of ...MORE
Transforming U.S. Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century
Next year, the Corporation for a Skilled Workforce (CSW) will be celebrating its 25th anniversary. Throughout our history, we have combined research and action to build a stronger, more resilient workforce.  We have consistently been at the center of big conversations about the kinds of policies and programs that can support the growth of skills and credentials, good jobs, and sustainable communi ...MORE
Corporation for a Skilled Workforce’s (CSW) Chairman Larry Good and President Jeannine LaPrad are both speakers at an upcoming conference, focused on ways to increase the opportunity for upward mobility for Michigan residents.  The conference is on Tuesday, October 20th at the Grand Valley State University campus in Grand Rapids, MI. This important conference will bring policy experts and the p ...MORE
Join the National Dialogue on Credentialing
Corporation for a Skilled Workforce (CSW) is pleased to join Lumina Foundation and more than 40 other organizations spanning business, labor and education in co-sponsoring a national conversation on ways to transform our nation’s highly fragmented credentialing system into one that is student-centered and learning-based. We are all convinced that a new system is needed to ensure educational qual ...MORE
The-Transatlantic Technology and Training Alliance (TA3) is having its Annual Meeting this week in Belfast, Ireland. The business meeting will be preceded by a day-long symposium focused on a variety of issues and policies related to building the future global workforce. The proceedings will be held at the Belfast Metropolitan College and will include conversations centered on ways to bring emplo ...MORE