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How Arizona Can Help Vulnerable Populations Find Employment
by Nina Babich Ed Strong and I participated in an Arizona Town Hall discussion to develop consensus with Arizonans on the topic of Arizona’s Vulnerable Populations. Arizona’s Vulnerable Populations, prepared for the 102nd Arizona Town Hall, is about Arizona’s vulnerable populations. Vulnerable populations are not the “poor,” at least not in the limited sense of the term. Rather,
National Partners Call for a Conversation on Creating a Competency-Based Credentialing Ecosystem
Yesterday, CSW joined policy leaders in other organizations in calling upon key stakeholders in our nation's postsecondary education and workforce credentialing system to come together to increase transparency, trust, and portability in the credentialing marketplace. CSW and the other signatories of the Call for a National Conversation on Creating a Competency-Based Credentialing Ecosystem beli
Creating Sustainable Economic Opportunity in Grand Rapids, Michigan
By Kysha Frazier The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is advancing family economic security in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in collaboration with Corporation for a Skilled Workforce (CSW) and community stakeholders. This collaboration will involve community members in near south and near west Grand Rapids neighborhoods working together to invest in and act on strategies that will help move local families to
Reflections on the 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty and observed the 85th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
By Jeannine La Prad During the last few weeks, I’ve been following as different people and organizations reflected on the 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty and observed the 85th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I listened to two panel discussions, Legacies of the War on Poverty, Lessons for the Future, and Causes, consequences & potential solutions to the problem of educatio
STEM, Steam, and Dream: Educating a Both Imaginative and Skilled Workforce
The 2014 Trans-Atlantic Technology and Training Alliance International symposium, “STEM, STEAM, and Dream: Educating an Imaginative and Skilled Workforce,” will be hosted by Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 2nd and will be facilitated through the support of the Corporation for a Skilled Workforce. The theme for the 2014 symposium is the potential for embedding for