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What can short-term credentialing do for economic mobility in West Philly? purpose

Feb. 10, 2021 10:20 am

What can short-term credentialing do for economic mobility in West Philly?

These organizations with ties to the neighborhoods are putting the city to work, one person at a time.
For people with a disability, poverty rates are high and employment rates low. Can workforce development help? purpose

Feb. 3, 2021 11:00 am

For people with a disability, poverty rates are high and employment rates low. Can workforce development help?

Private nonprofits like the Sierra Group and JEVS run most of the city-wide disability workforce programs. But should the City of Philadelphia look to New York City's model to expand its own disability workforce development efforts?
Government and nonprofit leaders explore routes from job to career purpose

Nov. 4, 2020 3:28 pm

Government and nonprofit leaders explore routes from job to career

In addition to working towards racial equity during the economic recovery, the employment and career panel offered solutions for leaders to better understand their mission and the people they assist.
School named in honor of famous rapper is ‘cleaning up’ the streets of Wilmington with tech purpose

Oct. 7, 2020 9:03 am

School named in honor of famous rapper is ‘cleaning up’ the streets of Wilmington with tech

Guest columnist Tyrone Taylor talks about Reginald Noble Tech's plans to expand its form of Black male engagement and skills-building beyond Delaware.
To create good jobs for Philadelphians, now is the time to do everything purpose

Aug. 6, 2020 4:06 pm

To create good jobs for Philadelphians, now is the time to do everything

Guest columnist Matt Bergheiser offers a civic project for consideration: "Let’s unite to grow good and dignified jobs at a scale we could not have imagined even six months ago."
PhillyCAM’s new pre-apprenticeship program aims to be a pipeline for young media pros method

Aug. 5, 2020 10:07 am

PhillyCAM’s new pre-apprenticeship program aims to be a pipeline for young media pros

The Arts2Work program is pairing Black and Latinx Philadelphians with mentors and skills to help them pursue careers in media and the arts.
Opinion: Adult education isn’t a priority in the FY21 budget — but it should be purpose

May 20, 2020 12:03 pm

Opinion: Adult education isn’t a priority in the FY21 budget — but it should be

Even though adults are often forgotten in the talk about education programming and funding in Philadelphia, these learning communities are robust and growing, say guest columnists Amy Ballard and Bryce Bayer.
As COVID-19 deepens the digital divide, a call to move beyond simply providing access purpose

Apr. 24, 2020 10:45 am

As COVID-19 deepens the digital divide, a call to move beyond simply providing access

While accessing a computer is essential, we need digital job training to be incorporated into any workforce plan, says guest columnist Howard Pinder.
We are all social enterprises now purpose

Apr. 9, 2020 11:21 am

We are all social enterprises now

The coronavirus crisis "has fully exposed the certainty that investing in the welfare and talents of workers is inextricably linked to the success of our economy," says guest columnist Matt Bergheiser.
We’ve helped hundreds of West Philadelphians connect to jobs. Now we’re taking the show on the road method

Jan. 10, 2020 7:39 am

We’ve helped hundreds of West Philadelphians connect to jobs. Now we’re taking the show on the road

With a 97% success rate, the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative has proven itself exceptional at connecting people to jobs. Guest columnist Sarah Steltz outlines how WPSI achieves its success.

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