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Building a future that works—for everyone.

We drive transformation of the U.S. education and workforce systems to achieve equitable economic advancement for all.
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Equitable Economic Advancement for All

Millions of people are unfairly shut out of quality jobs and the chance for a better life. To eliminate barriers to economic advancement, we must fix our education and workforce systems to make them more equitable, better connected, and easier to navigate.

Our North Star: In 10 years, 75 million people facing systemic barriers to advancement will work in quality jobs.

Learn about our vision

Reimagine. Rebuild. Together.

For more than 40 years, Jobs for the Future has partnered with organizations like yours to design solutions, scale best practices, influence policy and action, and invest in innovations.

We aim to create learner and worker opportunity, strengthen education and career navigation, ensure program quality and efficacy, integrate learning and work, and build strong regional economies.

Together, we are reimagining what’s possible—leading public, private, and nonprofit sector changemakers to new ideas, promising innovations, and equitable ways to help millions more people advance.

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July 22-23, 2024 – Washington, DC

Horizons 2024 – The Power of Us

Join leading thinkers and innovators at our premier national summit, where we explore without limits to find innovative practices and scalable solutions to transform our education and workforce systems.

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March 4 – March 16, 2024, Austin, TX


We’re excited to head back to SXSWEDU 2024 in Austin, and this year, we’re expanding to SXSW! Thought leaders across Jobs for the Future’s (JFF) centers and practices have applied to present at both EDU and Interactive this year with partners including Kapor Capital, IBM, Best Buy, Chevron, Brown Girl Green, Deloitte, Walmart, Black Girl Environmentalist, Whiteboard Advisors and more.

See us at SXSW EDU

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