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Sep. 21, 2021 12:44 pm

How does this 14-partner pandemic recovery committee plan to get more Philadelphians to work?

The Workforce Recovery Strategies Committee aims to tackle pandemic employment challenges through collaboration. Plus, Philadelphia Works' Patrick Clancy on what's really behind the phrase "people don't want to go back to work."

Sep. 20, 2021 1:24 pm

Preparing students for a STEM career will take collaboration. Just ask these educational partners

The heads of Montgomery County Community College and DC's Challenger Center on how their orgs work together to offer hands-on science and tech education, and the importance of engaging learners of all backgrounds.

Sep. 16, 2021 10:00 am

This free computer science program brings STEM education to underserved Philly students

Students in Steppingstone Scholars' Blended Learning Initiative learn skills like robotics and coding. There's a racial equity lens, too.

Sep. 2, 2021 10:36 am

What Philly Startup Leaders envisions for the next 5 years: equity, a global identity and workforce development

Director Isabelle Kent shares details of the entrepreneurship org's new series of goals and programs, which keep a focus on connection and equity as it looks toward the future.

Sep. 1, 2021 7:00 pm

Cool Job Alert: The Economy League is hiring a workforce development fellow

This research-driven role is charged with developing workforce dev projects for the airport and Temple's Lenfest North Philadelphia Workforce Initiative.

Aug. 30, 2021 4:17 pm

Workforce development programs keep getting funded in Philadelphia

In the latest grant news, Urban Affairs Coalition was awarded a portion of $2.8 million allotted by the PA Schools-to-Work program.

Aug. 3, 2021 2:45 pm

4 ways to avoid ‘digital redlining’ in favor of more equitable hiring practices

Bridging the gap between new and traditional tech skills requires policy change, says this digital access researcher: "We have to think of it as fundamental."

Jul. 28, 2021 3:16 pm

Philadelphia Apprentice Network wants to create 500 local apprenticeships by 2025

For now, details on execution are scarce, but the new collaboration will prioritize sharing best practices. Partners include Aon, Accenture, Philadelphia Works and CCP.

Jul. 22, 2021 12:00 pm

PropelPHL wants to be the digital hub for local jobseekers, employers and training programs

The City Council-backed jobs board aims to make it easier to find employment in the Greater Philadelphia region, from hospitality to software development, as well as educational programs if you're looking to level up.

Jul. 19, 2021 7:10 am

Resource Roundup: Missing a sense of community? Indy Hall is hosting summer camp

Plus, a workforce portal, and a way for teens and young adults to gain skills in "citizen diplomacy" and STEM entrepreneurship.

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