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A Health Career On-ramp for English Language Learners

An article from The New York Times, titled, Lacking E.M.T.s, an Aging Maine Turns to Immigrants highlights a unique program at a community college, that supports both English Language Learners and area employers in developing an on-ramp to healthcare careers in the U.S. 

H1B Ready to Work: Employ Indy’s Participants Prepare for Tech Careers

It’s almost a daily occurrence in Indianapolis, IN: Newspaper headlines announce new start-up tech companies, exploding growth of established companies and mergers with global tech giants. Learn more about what EmployIndy is doing to advance participants in tech careers.

Special Issue Call for Articles - Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education

Hello all,

Please see the link to the call for articles flyer below.

The special issue topic will be Career Pathways and Workforce Development. 

Please share this flyer widely. 

 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6UfxkHvcTIVUVMwbTV1alM3UkE/view?usp=sharing

 

Thank you!

Two Next Gen Sector Partnerships Toolkits

Talking Points for Recruiting Business Leaders

Technical Assistance on Occupational Licensing: Assessing State Policy and Practice

The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) has announced a new technical assistance project, "Occupational Licensing: Assessing State Policy and Practice" to enable state policymakers to improve their understanding of occupational licensure issues and best practices; identify current policies that create unnecessary barriers to labor market entry, and create an action plan that focuses on r

National Skills Coalition: Skills-Based SNAP Employment and Training Policy Toolkit

 

The Skills-Based SNAP Employment and Training Policy Toolkit provides recommendations and resources to help state-level administrators, policymakers, and organizations promote and advocate for skills-based Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training programs, which focus on improving career pathways for people with employment barriers through education, occupational skills training, and support services.

Refugee Career Pathways Program Funding Opportunity

 

The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) invites eligible entities to submit competitive grant applications for the Refugee Career Pathways (RCP) Program. Through the RCP Program ORR will provide funding to implement projects assisting refugees to qualify for licenses and certifications necessary to attain employment and improve self-sufficiency. 

Workforce GPS: Policy Brief on Integrating SNAP E&T into Career Pathways

Career Pathways help people upgrade their skills and advance to better jobs over time through a stackable set of education and training steps and credentials within a particular industry. As States expand and improve Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training (SNAP E&T) services, they should consider how SNAP E&T can be incorporated into existing career pathways systems to get better results for participants.  Read the full brief here.

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