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Questions about workforce development for justice-involved individuals

Please join tomorrow's (7/16) webinar, Workforce Needs of Justice-Involved Individuals, at 1pm ET to learn about resources and lessons learned from four correctional education initiatives that support justice-involved individuals throughout the education and corrections systems. You can access webinar details here: https://community.lincs.ed.gov/notice/workforce-needs-justice-involved-individuals-july-16-1pm-et

National Skills Coalition: Upskilling Adults with Disabilities through Better Systems Alignment

A new brief from the National Skills Coalition (NSC) highlights a Texas community that has taken on the challenge of creating equitable systems alignment. Stakeholders in the workforce development, adult education, and vocational rehabilitation systems in the Rural Capital region of Texas have been collaborating since 2016.

Annie E. Casey Foundation Call for Proposals: Helping Atlanta Residents Gain Skills and Jobs

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is seeking proposals for community-led workforce efforts to help residents in Southwest Atlanta develop their skills and secure well-paying jobs that align with their interests.

Workforce GPS: Implications of Substance/Opioid Misuse and Addiction for the Workforce Development System

  • Date: 
    Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
    Location: 
    Online webinar

Substance abuse, in particular opioid misuse and addiction, is a national epidemic.  Last year, drug overdoses killed about 72,000 Americans, according to the 

Workforce GPS: Implications of Substance/Opioid Misuse and Addiction for the Workforce Development System

  • Date: 
    Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
    Location: 
    Online webinar

Workforce development professionals must have increasingly greater awareness of the issue and its impact on participants and employer partners as well as on workforce service delivery.  Join the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration and the U.S.

COABE Webinar: "Bridging the Skills Gap: Title I and II Working Collaboratively" 8/10/18 @ 2:00 EDT

"Bridging the Skills Gap: Title I and II Working Collaboratively"

Date: Friday, August 10, 2018

Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST

Presented by: Jesse McCree and Tim Shenk

Seed Investment Fund for Adult Workforce Development

Strada Education Network, a national nonprofit united to strengthen America’s pathways between education and employment, has announced a new $1.5 million seed investment fund to back ventures focused on creating solutions that will serve working learners and help define the learning ecosystem of the future.

Federal funds helps libraries work with Adult Education & Workforce Development

Providence Public Library, in partnership with Chicago Public Library, Los Angeles Public Library, and World Education, Inc., will receive a new $553,649 federal grant to test and disseminate innovative adult education and workforce development library practices.  The project will build upon and expand programs and practices already in place at the three partner libraries (Learning Lounges; Mobile Learning; and Learning Circles).  The three partners and six selected pilot libraries will implement one or two new approaches into their system to study how these practices can be implemented and

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