Employment/Workforce development

Aug
22

Building a Pipeline for Financial Service Employment: An Introduction to BankWork$

Event
Thursday, August 22, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Created in 2006 by the Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation and developed by the banking sector, BankWork$® is an industry-recognized training program that has resulted in nearly 2,000 graduates landing service-related jobs at financial institut

May
16

GWP Workforce Development Learning Session:Goals for Lower Hill Revitalization

Event
Thursday, May 16, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Join us for a discussion about the Lower-Hill development project and specifically the focus on the job creation and workforce development goal to provide opportunities for residents from the Greater Hill District and other minority communities to be employed in the redevelopment of the Lower Hill.

Feb
27

Off the Record with GWP: A Conversation with Earl Buford and Mark Latterner (Partner4Work)

Event
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:30pm

During this session, we’ll hear about the current status of workforce development and projects underway in our region, as well the vision for future development, integration, and implementation of a world-class workforce development system in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.

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Feb
4

Webinar: First Monday Discussion- 116th Congress: The Green New Deal + A New 21st Century Economy

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Monday, February 4, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:15pm

Recent survey results reveal public, bipartisan support for the broad principles outlined in the GND and Millions of Jobs concepts: securing 100% clean, renewable energy by 2030; investing in communities on the frontlines of poverty and pollution; upgrading the nation’s energy grid, buildings, and transportation infrastructure. Join us for a deep dive into these fast-breaking movements and how policy leaders and organizations are collaborating to propel their work for the future. 

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Off the Record with GWP: A Conversation with Earl Buford and Mark Latterner (Partner4Work)

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Publication date: 
02/2019

On February 27, 2019, GWP hosted an “Off the Record” discussion with Partner4Work’s new CEO, Earl Buford and their board chair, Mark Latterner. The conversation was moderated by senior program officer at the Richard King Mellon Foundation, Lisa Kuzma. Resources from this session can be found below.

A Major Bank Doubles Down On Helping Workers, But With Strategies That Only Go So Far

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Release Date: 
03/20/2019
JPMorgan is committing another $350 million to workforce development over the next five years, with a focus on education and training, especially at community colleges. The funding will expand on the bank’s current New Skills at Work campaign by...

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