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Digital Resilience in the American Workforce: Findings from a National Landscape Scan on Adult Digital Literacy Instruction

In the first year of the Digital Resilience in the American Workforce (DRAW) initiative, Jobs for the Future (JFF), World Education, and Safal Partners launched a landscape scan to better understand what training resources and…

August 15, 2022

High Road Training Fund

About the CWDB The overarching goal of California’s Workforce Development Board is the reorientation and realignment of California’s workforce programs and institutions to help build a dynamic and globally successful state economy that offers residents…

May 6, 2022

American Rescue Plan Funds Can Transform Education for Young Adults

The recently passed American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) provides states with an unprecedented opportunity to use federal stimulus funds for innovative new educational programs supporting students who have fallen behind—including the millions of high school…

May 18, 2021

Dual Enrollment for Students from Special Populations

Interest in dual enrollment is rising in California and nationwide, but students from special populations—including English learners, students with disabilities, foster youth, and young people experiencing homelessness—are too often left on the sidelines. This report…

March 2, 2021

Designing Dual Enrollment to Reach English Learners

English learners have tremendous potential but too often are held back from participating in the courses that lead to postsecondary degree completion and career success. Dual enrollment can be a powerful tool to increase college…

December 22, 2020

Redesigning Training Programs for the COVID-19 Era and Beyond

Training and education will be key to helping displaced workers find stable jobs in the post-pandemic recovery, but programs need to be reimagined with equity at the forefront to ensure that they benefit everyone equally.…

October 14, 2020

Growing Opportunities in Manufacturing through Bilingual Upskilling

The bilingual GOAL training program provides opportunities for English Language Learners to progress in advanced manufacturing careers. The bilingual GOAL training program provides opportunities for English Language Learners to progress in advanced manufacturing careers. This…

May 6, 2020
Case Study

Horizon Education Alliance Provides Opportunity to Spanish-Speaking Workers with GOAL

An Indiana educational nonprofit puts Spanish-speaking workers on track to manufacturing jobs with Certified Production Technician training. GOAL! (Growing Opportunities in America for Latinos) is a bilingual English/ Spanish manufacturing bridge program for Limited English…

May 4, 2020

Young Adult Talent Development Network

The Young Adult Talent Development Network is comprised of leaders of more than 35 national and local organizations that are leaders in young adult talent development and employer engagement. The Young Adult Talent Development Network…

September 12, 2019

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