Weekly Workforce Roundup: June 11-20

Here’s this week’s roundup!  We’re a little late this week, having spent the past three days in Cincinnati at the National Fund for Workforce Solutions’ annual meeting (more on that later), but we are back just in time for the first day of summer! Please add anything we missed by using the “comments” field.

Take Action

  • It’s not too late (but it will be soon!)–call your state Senator and Rep about important workforce budget line items.  Read our blog post/action alert.
  • Sign on to a letter to stop across the board cuts to 84 non-defense discretionary (NDD) programs that are scheduled to go into effect in January, and urge Congress to pass “balanced approach to deficit reduction that does not include further cuts to NDD programs.”

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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