Immigrant Workforce Learning Community (IWLC)

This webinar will consider models of improving immigrant access to, and experience of the U.S. labor market, advocacy strategies for expanding workforce protections, and how philanthropy can apply these lessons.
June 2019
Webinar
A group of students listen intently to a lecture on soil conservation. Posted to accompany GCIR's webinar, Economic Security for Immigrants: Innovative Workforce Approaches.
Program
A recent visit to southwestern Minnesota by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis president reaffirms what many economic experts already had determined, but the message bears repeating: Rural Minnesota needs immigrants to work and live here.
Immigrant workforce is critical for Minnesota's economic growth
July 2018
Commentary
News
This 16-page playbook considers both the “why” and the “how” of building more welcoming local economies, including strategies and best practices.
Welcoming Economies Playbook: Strategies for Building an Inclusive Local Economy
January 2018
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), Report
Resource
A report on the growing demand for bilingual talent in major industries in the United States. The research looks at online job posting data acquired by Burning Glass Technologies, a leading labor market analytics firm that searches 40,000 job boards daily.
Not Lost in Translation: The Growing Importance of Foreign Language Skills in the U.S. Job Market
March 2017
Report
Resource
The Low-Wage Work in California Data Explorer provides users with graphics, tables, research summaries, interactive visualizations, and downloadable data
Low-Wage Work in California Data Explorer
January 2017
Data Tool
Resource
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