This report by Center for American Progfress provides the theoretical framing for placing equity concerns at the center of policymaking in workforce development.
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The New York Times reports on the University of California's Shift Project's new research: African-Americans, Hispanics and other minorities — particularly women — are much more likely to be assigned irregular schedules, and that the harmful repercussions are felt not just by the workers but also their families.
Workforce Matters is a peer network of funders that draws on expert and practitioner knowledge to strengthen workforce development philanthropy and advance equitable access to quality education and employment for young people and adults.
This report examines educational and employment disparities in the United States and highlights policies, programs and strategies designed to improve current and future work for lower-wage individuals and their families.
Fairfield County's Community Foundation evaluated their Career Connections program and produced a report with lessons learned.
On-ramps to Good Jobs highlights a nascent market of innovative programs with the potential to launch 44 million working-class adults in America into good and better jobs.
This joint publication of The Funders Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities and the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and New York, looks at four cities and how place-based funders are helping in post-recession economic recovery.
This report from Urban Institute provides a conceptual framework for describing and measuring initiatives aimed at changing workforce systems.
In this recorded webinar, learn more about ALICE and the work that United Ways and many great community partners are doing to help ALICE achieve financial security through an informational webinar hosted by the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy.
Resources for further reading related to Giving in Connecticut, published December 2015.