Weekly Workforce Roundup: April 23-May 6

Here’s the roundup from the last two weeks!  Please add anything we missed by using the “comments” field.

Action Alerts–FY2013 Budget

  • Thanks to everyone who made calls on behalf of workforce amendments to the House budget.  The final House budget was released last week, and it included many of our priorities.  Read more in last week’s FY2013 House Budget post:
  • Now it’s on to the Senate.  Stay tuned for more information.  One of our major priorities in the Senate budget will be the Workforce Competitiveness Trust Fund, which did not make it into the House budget.

Workforce Development In the News

Research and Reports

Tools and Resources

Funding Opportunities

Upcoming Events


Author: SkillWorks

SkillWorks is a nationally recognized workforce funder collaborative, launched by the Boston Foundation in 2003 to improve workforce development in Boston and across Massachusetts. SkillWorks brings together philanthropy, government, community organizations and employers to address the twin goals of: 1) Helping low-skill, low-income individuals attain family-supporting jobs; and 2) Helping employers find and retain skilled employees.

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