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Using Government Procurement to Drive Equity in Registered Apprenticeship: A Guide for Employers and Local Policymakers

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January 9, 2024

At a Glance

Registered Apprenticeship programs provide an opportunity to magnify equity in the connection between public investment and job creation. By utilizing already existing government procurement investments, Registered Apprenticeship is poised to drive more diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workforce, as highlighted throughout this brief.

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Daniel Villao CEO, Intelligent Partnerships, Inc.
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