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Project Federal Policymaker Networks
JFF’s Congressional Staff and Executive Branch Networks on Economic Advancement connect federal policymakers with practitioners from across the country to learn about evidence-based, replicable, and innovative practices happening on the ground that meet the nation’s…
December 20, 2022
Report/Research Modernizing Career Navigation in the United States
To help all students and jobseekers better navigate the rapidly changing job market and make informed choices about their educational and career paths, the United States must make systemic reforms and strategic investments in career…
September 15, 2022
Project Congressional Staff Network
Since 2008, JFF has convened a Congressional Staff Network that supports the knowledge sharing among congressional staff concerning workforce-related education, training, and employment policy issues currently confronting the federal government and Congress.
July 7, 2022
Report/Research Responses to Potential Sponsors’ Concerns About Equal Employment Opportunity in Apprenticeship
Organizations considering registering an apprenticeship program often have concerns about what apprenticeship equal employment opportunity regulations mean for them. These talking points address many of their frequently-asked questions. Organizations considering registering an apprenticeship program often…
July 7, 2022
Report/Research Suggested Additions to Employer Acceptance Agreement Template (Appendix E to Registered Apprenticeship Standards)
This version of the Employer Acceptance Agreement template contains additional provisions for Registered Apprenticeship sponsors that provides more detail as to an employer's obligations under Equal Employment Opportunity regulations. This version of the Employer Acceptance…
July 7, 2022
Report/Research Frequently Asked Questions About Group Sponsors’ Obligations Under the Apprenticeship Equal Employment Opportunity Regulations
In a group sponsorship, apprentices work for participating employers rather than for the sponsor itself. These FAQs address a group sponsor’s obligations to ensure that its apprenticeship program complies with equal employment opportunity regulations. Some…
June 1, 2022
Podcast When Policy Meets Practice Podcast Series
Series Trailer Paul Fain previews the podcast series, and JFF’s Lexi Barrett explains why policymakers should incorporate the views of on-the-ground practitioners in their policy strategies. Episode 10: Career Navigation Policy and Best Practices for…
June 21, 2021
Tool 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
Report/Research Essential for a Post-COVID Economy: Recommendations for a Fully Funded and Transformed Workforce Development System
Even before the COVID-19 crisis, the United States was overdue for a transformation of its postsecondary education and workforce development systems to meet the vast skill and employment needs of today’s workers and employers. The…
March 31, 2021