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What We Know About Equity and Diversity in Apprenticeship

May 11, 2018

At a Glance

Apprenticeship has a track record of success in advancing the careers of workers, but it has historically been, and continues to be, less accessible to women, people of color, and youth.

Apprenticeship has a track record of success in advancing the careers of workers, but it has historically been, and continues to be, less accessible to women, people of color, and youth. This brief synthesizes and outlines what we know about challenges to achieving equity for underrepresented populations. It introduces several ideas that have proven successful in building connections into apprenticeship through recruitment, preparation, and retention activities. It also serves as a gateway to further research.

See this resource and more on our new Center for Apprenticeship & Work-Based Learning.