An Equitable Recovery: Our Shared Responsibility
JFF’s Call to Action
The economic devastation brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic has magnified the inequality that is deeply ingrained in our society. JFF calls on business, education, private investment, and government leaders to seize this opportunity and collaborate in radical new ways to support our most vulnerable workers and families.
Together, we can transform our education and workforce systems in ways that create equitable solutions for tomorrow.
We’ll continue to post JFF ideas and insights here across five key areas:
This no longer is ‘business as usual,’ but a crisis. And the livelihoods of millions of Americans depend on our adjusting quickly.”
–JFF CEO Maria Flynn
Create economic mobility through regional and industry partnerships that offer learning, reskilling, and work.
Shape and influence the most critical policies and investments to help workers and learners weather the pandemic and rebuild a strong economy for all.
Galvanize corporate leaders to invest in practices that support employee well-being, security, and economic advancement.
Deploy bold tech innovations, including virtual and immersive technologies, to support workers and learners who have been left behind.
Reinvent the design and delivery of education and training for youth and adults and break down silos between high school, college, and work.