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In the News

JFF VP Michael Collins in “Report Finds Enrollment Gaps at Community Colleges and Among Black Students”

FF Vice President Michael Collins was recently quoted in an article in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. The September 1 article focused on the initial results of the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center’s new ongoing…

September 4, 2020
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Boston Globe Op-Ed: Praise Those Who Found a Way Through This Chaotic Semester

Boston Globe Op-Ed: Praise Those Who Found a Way Through This Chaotic Semester “Yes, 20 percent of Boston public school students have not shown up for online classes during at least the past month of…

July 7, 2020
In the News

HGSE 100 Stories of Impact: Preparing for Lifelong Success

As our partner, the Harvard Graduate School of Education celebrates their Centennial, they are spotlighting 100 stories of impact—including this one about our Pathways to Prosperity Network. “Nearly a decade ago, an Ed School report…

June 22, 2020
In the News

Michael Collins in “Repairing the Broken Connection Between College and Career”

In a recent interview with Forbes contributor Alison Griffin, JFF Vice President Michael Collins discussed what he and JFF Senior Advisor Nancy Hoffman learned about the importance of social capital when they were working on…

May 26, 2020
In the News

Immersive Learning Builds Emotionally Intelligent, Empathetic Leaders

Today’s workforce needs leaders with strong communication skills, who can learn and lead. Immersive Learning unlocks this capability. Advances in technology have moved immersive learning away from expensive, first-generation, bespoke solutions and toward scalable development…

April 23, 2020
In the News

Joel Vargas in "Dual Enrollment Works. But Who Is It Working For?"

Study after study shows the benefits of dual enrollment, or partnerships that allow students to take college courses while in high school. Dual enrollment allows students to get ahead and ease into college with a…

April 16, 2020
In the News

Kathy Mannes in "Community Colleges Work With Google to Offer Tech Training"

JFF joins with Google to train low-income adults for IT careers in today’s digital economy and prepare the next-gen workforce to succeed in the tech jobs of the future. Roughly 65 community colleges in the…

March 10, 2020

Statement from JFF CEO Maria Flynn on Google’s Expansion of the IT Support Training Program

This builds on the work led by JFF to bring innovative solutions to the public sector in close partnership with community college leaders and serves as Google’s contribution toward its Pledge to America’s Workers. Flynn…

October 3, 2019
Press Release

Nonprofit Venture Fund Will Back Employment Tech to Unlock Potential of Low-Income, Low-to-Middle-Skill Workers

BOSTON (JULY 30, 2019) — National nonprofit JFF today announced its acquisition of the Employment Technology Fund (ETF), a multimillion-dollar social impact fund that invests in technology companies that help close skill gaps and improve…

July 30, 2019