As innovators collaborate to identify solutions that will support workers—workforce boards represent a meaningful opportunity for collaboration.
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New market realities accelerated from the COVID-19 pandemic are prompting the workforce system to adapt and expand the roles they play in preparing people for future learning and work opportunities.
This is detailed in a Medium article published by Dr. Angela Jackson, Partner, New Profit who describes that when it comes to identifying solutions to train and place workers in higher-wage jobs, workforce boards are America’s best-kept “secret” in this effort.
In the article, Dr. Jackson highlights the ongoing Future of Work Grand Challenge that with support from JFF will equip five future-focused workforce boards to use tech-enabled solutions to reach millions of displaced workers.
Dr. Angela Jackson, Partner, New Profit
As innovators collaborate to identify solutions that will support workers who are experiencing low wages, career displacement, and job loss, workforce boards represent a meaningful opportunity for collaboration and capacity-building.