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Sector Strategies: The Green/Clean Economy

April 20, 2018

At a Glance

Going green does more than help the environment; it creates jobs. JFF teams with employers and educators to open green economy careers to low-income adults.

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Growing Tomorrow’s Nursing Workforce: New Paths to Professional Nursing

Growing Tomorrow’s Nursing Workforce: New Paths to Professional Nursing New Paths to Professional Nursing (NPPN), funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s New Jersey Health Initiatives program, demonstrates that it is possible to create a…

May 17, 2018
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Florida Jobs 2030: A Cornerstone Series Report for the Florida 2030 Initiative

Florida Jobs 2030: A Cornerstone Series Report for the Florida 2030 Initiative By 2030, Florida will need to create two million net new jobs to accommodate an additional six million residents. At the same time,…

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NatureWORKS Jobs: Green Roof Professional

What does it take to be a green roof professional? Statistics on GRPs and annual green roof construction are not readily available; however, according to GRHC’s research on its members, the green roof industry experienced double-digit…

June 5, 2018
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Today's Realities—Tomorrow's Workforce: Addressing Region 7's Rural Workforce Mismatch

Today's Realities—Tomorrow's Workforce: Addressing Region 7's Rural Workforce Mismatch The rural counties of Region 7, a sub-state area designated by the state of Alabama to address workforce development issues, has yet to fully recover from…

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Green Infrastructure Done Well: Making Communities More Livable and Economically Vibrant

Green Infrastructure Done Well: Making Communities More Livable and Economically Vibrant Using plants and soils via green infrastructure and low-impact development designs, US cities are enhancing their communities and more effectively managing water resources. By…

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12 Things to Know about the Green Infrastructure Maintenance Workforce

12 Things to Know about the Green Infrastructure Maintenance Workforce JFF’s two-year NatureWORKS Initiative aims to better understand the GI workforce and training needs. Related Content

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Greenprint: A Plan to Prepare Community College Students for Careers in the Clean Economy

Greenprint: A Plan to Prepare Community College Students for Careers in the Clean Economy Community colleges are a gateway to some of the best jobs in the US for adults from all socioeconomic backgrounds. Many…

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U.S. Commerce Department to Build Nation’s First One-Stop Economic Development Platform in Partnership with NYU Wagner and Others

U.S. Commerce Department to Build Nation’s First One-Stop Economic Development Platform in Partnership with NYU Wagner and Others The project will generate information to enable state, regional, and local applicants to gain access to relevant…

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Promising Practices in Young Adult Employment

Promising Practices in Young Adult Employment The National Fund for Workforce Solution’s Young Adult Initiatives aim to test and implement new strategies for targeting and investing in America’s young adults so that employers and workforce…

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Minding the Gap: Investing in a Skilled Manufacturing Workforce

Minding the Gap: Investing in a Skilled Manufacturing Workforce This brief highlights major policy and program solutions explored during a summit convened by JFF and partners to address the manufacturing skills gap and how to…

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