[Minority Serving Institutions] are in a unique position to help drive equity within the Registered Apprenticeship system.
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Joshua Johnson, director of Jobs for the Future’s National Innovation Hub for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in Registered Apprenticeship, was quoted in a press release that the Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) issued to announce the release of a new report titled “An Untapped Opportunity: Registered Apprenticeship at Minority Serving Institutions.”
“MSIs are in a unique position to help drive equity within the Registered Apprenticeship system by connecting these opportunities to students from populations who haven’t historically had access to these proven models,” Johnson was quoted as saying in the press release. “We want the students to succeed first and foremost, and we believe Registered Apprenticeship provides promising pathways to equitable economic advancement.”