Workforce Affinity Group

For staff and trustees of member organizations

CCP convenes the Workforce Affinity Group to support member grantmakers who are interested in learning about workforce issues and its intersection with or investments by philanthropy.

Chair:


Betty Sugerman Weintraub
Grant Program Manager
Connecticut Health and Education Facilities Authority


For more information or to join the Workforce Affinity Group, contact CCP President Karla Fortunato, 860-525-5585.

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Resources

A Design for Workforce Equity

This report by Center for American Progfress provides the theoretical framing for placing equity concerns at the center of policymaking in workforce development.

Workforce Matters Funders Network

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.

How Unpredictable Work Hours Turn Families Upside Down

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.