August 17, 2020
At a Glance
How modernizing workforce boards can support workers experiencing low wages.
New market realities accelerated from the COVID-19 pandemic are prompting the workforce system to adapt and expand the roles they play in preparing people for future learning and work opportunities.
This is detailed in a Medium article published by Dr. Angela Jackson, Partner, New Profit who describes that when it comes to identifying solutions to train and place workers in higher-wage jobs, workforce boards are America’s best-kept “secret” in this effort.
In the article, Dr. Jackson highlights the ongoing Future of Work Grand Challenge that with support from JFF will equip five future-focused workforce boards to use tech-enabled solutions to reach millions of displaced workers.