Where We Work

Jobs for the Future works with our partners to design and drive the adoption of education and career pathways leading from college readiness to career advancement for those struggling to succeed in today’s economy. Across the country, we work to improve the pathways leading from high school to college to family-supporting careers. Our work aligns education and training to ensure that employers have access to a skilled workforce.

Find which JFF initiatives are active in your state:
An asterisk (*) represents a statewide initiative

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

Alabama

Back on Track
Mobile

Arizona

Back on Track
Mesa

Pathways to Prosperity*

Arkansas

Accelerating Opportunity*

Breaking Through
Pine Bluff

Postsecondary State Policy Network*

California

Breaking Through
Norwalk, San Francisco

Back on Track
El Segundo, Los Angeles, Oakland, San Francisco, Santa Ana

Counseling to Careers
Fresno, Los Angeles

Credentials That Work
Aptos, Chino, Modesto, Norwalk, Sacramento, San Francisco, Walnut

Early College Design Services
Alameda, Eureka, San Diego

GreenWays
Los Angeles

Pathways to Prosperity*

Colorado

Back on Track
Denver

Breaking Through
Denver

Counseling to Careers
Denver

Early College Design Services
Denver

Connecticut

Counseling to Careers
Hartford

Early College Design Services
Bridgeport

Postsecondary State Policy Network*

Delaware

Credentials That Work
Wilmington

Pathways to Prosperity Network*

District of Columbia

GreenWays

Florida

Back on Track
Jacksonville

Breaking Through
Tallahassee

Postsecondary State Policy Network*

Georgia

Accelerating Opportunity*

Back on Track
Atlanta

Counseling to Careers
Atlanta

Early College Design Services
Columbus

Pathways to Prosperity*

Hawaii

Postsecondary State Policy Network*

Illinois

Accelerating Opportunity*

Back on Track
Chicago, McLean County

Credentials That Work
Palatine

Early College Design Services
Chicago

Greenforce Initiative
Chicago

GreenWays
Chicago (2)

Pathways to Prosperity*

Iowa

National Fund for Workforce Solutions
Des Moines

Kansas

Accelerating Opportunity*

Kentucky

Accelerating Opportunity*

Adult Completion Policy Project*

Breaking Through
Owensboro, Covington, Cumberland

Credentials That Work*

Jobs to Manufacturing Careers
Owensboro

Louisana

Accelerating Opportunity*

Counseling to Careers
Bogalusa

Credentials That Work
Shreveport

Maine

Breaking Through
Wells

Credentials That Work
Portland

Pathways to Prosperity*

Maryland

Counseling to Careers
Baltimore

Massachusetts

Back on Track
Boston, Brockton

Breaking Through
Lynn

Credentials That Work
Bridgewater, Charlestown

Counseling to Careers
Boston

Early College Design Services
Boston, Fitchburg, Marlborough (2), Randolph, Warren, Worcester

GreenWays
Boston

Pathways to Prosperity*

Postsecondary State Policy Network*

Michigan

Adult Completion Policy Project*

Breaking Through
Ann Arbor, Benton Harbor, Dearborn, Flint, Grand Rapids, Port Huron, Warren

Counseling to Careers
Benton Harbor, Escanaba, Flint, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Warren

Credentials That Work*

Early College Design Services*

Greenforce Initiative*

GreenWays
Detroit (2)

Postsecondary State Policy Network*

Minnesota

Breaking Through
Cass Lake

Mississippi

Accelerating Opportunity*

Connecting Literacy and Work
Jackson

Missouri

Pathways to Prosperity*

Postsecondary State Policy Network*

Montana

Breaking Through
Crow Agency, Pablo

Nebraska

Connecting Literacy and Work
Omaha

Nevada

Breaking Through
Las Vegas

New Jersey

Postsecondary State Policy, Student Success Center*

New Mexico

Breaking Through
Albuquerque

New York

Back on Track
New York City

Breaking Through
New York City

Counseling to Careers
New York City

Credentials That Work
New York City

Early College Design Services
New York State

Pathways to Prosperity*

North Carolina

Accelerating Opportunity*

Adult Completion Policy Project*

Breaking Through
Boone, Charlotte, Durham, Elizabeth City, Fayetteville, Grantsboro, Polkton, Winston-Salem, Winterville

Counseling to Careers
Charlotte, Durham, Fayette, Pamlico

Connecting Literacy and Work
Durham

Greenforce Initiative*

Postsecondary State Policy Network*

North Dakota

Breaking Through
Fort Yates

Ohio

Back on Track
Columbus, Dayton

Breaking Through
Cleveland

Counseling to Careers
Columbus, Dayton

Early College Design Services
Dayton

Pathways to Prosperity*

Postsecondary State Policy Network*

Oklahoma

Breaking Through
Lawton

Postsecondary State Policy Network*

Oregon

Back on Track
Portland

Breaking Through
Portland

Counseling to Careers
Portland

Pennsylvania

Back on Track
Philadelphia

Breaking Through
Bethlehem

Counseling to Careers
Philadelphia

Connecting Literacy and Work
Philadelphia

Early College Design Services
Philadelphia (2)

GreenWays
Philadelphia (2)

Postsecondary State Policy Network
Philadelphia

Rhode Island

Counseling to Careers
Providence

Tennessee

Pathways to Prosperity*

Texas

Accelerate Texas
Amarillo, Austin, Beeville, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Harlingen, Hillsboro, Houston (3), Laredo, McAllen, San Antonio, Texas City, Tyler, Uvalde, Victoria, Wharton

Back on Track
McAllen, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo

Breaking Through
Houston, McAllen, San Antonio

Counseling to Careers
Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Houston, Odessa, San Antonio, Tyler

Credentials That Work
Harlingen, Marshall, Waco

Early College Design Services
Brownsville, Hidalgo, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo

Greenforce Initiative
South Texas

Postsecondary State Policy Network*

Virginia

Breaking Through
Charlottesville

Greenforce Initiative
Northern Virginia

Postsecondary State Policy Network*

Washington

Breaking Through
Bellingham, Seattle, Tacoma

Greenforce Initiative
Seattle

GreenWays
Seattle

Wisconsin

Back on Track
Madison

Connecting Literacy and Work
Milwaukee

GreenWays
Milwaukee (2)