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Steering Through Change: Empowering Philadelphia’s Workforce in an Evolving Job Market

Sep. 27, 2023 7:17 am

Steering Through Change: Empowering Philadelphia’s Workforce in an Evolving Job Market

Solutions: How nonprofits are working in partnership with business and government to help workers meet their goals.
What Black professionals and professionals of color hope for from Philadelphia

Sep. 20, 2023 6:22 am

What Black professionals and professionals of color hope for from Philadelphia

BIPOC professionals are leaving Philly for cities like Atlanta and DC. What is needed to retain their talent?
Trade Diversity: How Workforce Development Programs Are Working to Close the Gaps

Sep. 13, 2023 7:06 am

Trade Diversity: How Workforce Development Programs Are Working to Close the Gaps

Since industrialization, male-dominated trades are diversifying through workforce development programs, but is it enough?
Unlocking Greater Philadelphia’s Workforce Potential: Challenges and Opportunities Ahead

Sep. 6, 2023 6:51 am

Unlocking Greater Philadelphia’s Workforce Potential: Challenges and Opportunities Ahead

Greater Philadelphia has always been known for its resilience and recovery, but what is needed to promote a sustainable future?
Advancing Solutions to Philadelphia’s Issues

Jun. 28, 2023 8:55 am

Advancing Solutions to Philadelphia’s Issues

Community driven solutions at the intersection of Housing, Workforce Development, Education, and Public Safety
Stomping Grounds Café celebrates ‘magic’ of coffee in West Philadelphia purpose

Nov. 4, 2021 4:35 pm

Stomping Grounds Café celebrates ‘magic’ of coffee in West Philadelphia

Students from YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School learn about the history of coffee and are trained as baristas.
Workforce Recovery Strategies Committee aims to tackle pandemic employment challenges through collaboration purpose

Sep. 23, 2021 9:17 am

Workforce Recovery Strategies Committee aims to tackle pandemic employment challenges through collaboration

Plus, Philadelphia Works' Patrick Clancy on what's really behind the phrase "people don't want to go back to work."
Workforce development efforts share $2.8M in funding funding

Sep. 2, 2021 3:10 pm

Workforce development efforts share $2.8M in funding

Urban Affairs Coalition was among the organizations receiving grants from the PA Schools-to-Work program.
PAN wants to create 500 local apprenticeships by 2025 purpose

Jul. 30, 2021 10:38 am

PAN wants to create 500 local apprenticeships by 2025

For now, details on execution are scarce, but the Philadelphia Apprentice Network will prioritize sharing best practices. Partners include Philadelphia Works and Community College of Philadelphia, among others.
Peirce College launches accelerated degree to help Philly’s displaced workers through the post-pandemic recovery purpose

Jun. 23, 2021 3:02 pm

Peirce College launches accelerated degree to help Philly’s displaced workers through the post-pandemic recovery

PA's only institution of higher education focused entirely on adult learning, the 156-year-old college will offer Career Bridge, a degree program combining an accelerated time frame and stackable credentials, starting in the fall.