Jobs for the Future
Tuesday April 16, 2013by Jobs for the Future
Written by Kathryn Young, JFF Education Policy Director; and Mary Gardner Clagett, JFF Workforce Policy Director * * * * * On Wednesday, President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2014 budget. At a time when there is much negative news coming from Washington, this budget is actually quite uplifting. Yes, it does address deficit reduction by cutting...
Topics: Education and Workforce Policy
Tuesday February 19, 2013by Jobs for the Future
In last week’s State of the Union address, President Obama drove home the need to create good middle-class jobs as the key to growing and sustaining our economy. “Every day, we should ask ourselves three questions as a nation,” he said. “How do we attract more jobs to our shores? How do we equip our people with the skills needed to do those jobs?...
Tuesday July 31, 2012by Jobs for the Future
JFF programs and partners help low-skilled workers gain the experience, credentials, and confidence to improve their economic opportunity. Here is one story of a hard-working American doing just that with the help of ANEW, a GreenWays-funded pre-apprenticeship program in Seattle, Washington: * * * * * * BRITTANY WILLIAMS has had a tough life....
Topics: Workforce Development
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