Immigrant Workforce Learning Community (IWLC)

Find all program-related materials for the peer learning webinar, "Immigrant Workforce Funder Webinar," here, including powerpoint and recording.
April 2020
Program Materials
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Find the recording of the webinar, "Creating Opportunities for Opportunity Youth and Young Adults: How Grantmakers Can Capitalize on Federal Workforce Policies to Invest in Immigrants" here.
Materials: Creating Opportunities for Opportunity Youth and Young Adults: How Grantmakers Can Capitalize on Federal Workforce Policies to Invest in Immigrants 3.26.19
March 2019
Group Materials, Program Materials
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A policy brief that considers the benefits of launching partnerships between adult education organizations and Career and Technical Education (CTE) providers.
January 2019
Issue Brief
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This policy brief proposes a new instructional model that maintains a central focus on English acquisition while also building the critical skills and systems knowledge important for long-term integration success.
English Plus Integration: Shifting the Instructional Paradigm for Immigrant Adult Learners to Support Integration Success
October 2018
Issue Brief
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This two-page factsheet takes a close look at characteristics of the immigrant workforce, making a case for how important it is to consider immigrant workers when developing local workforce development strategies.
Opportunities for Upskilling the Immigrant Workforce
July 2018
Factsheet
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This factsheet examines the size and characteristics of the immigrant workforce and explores key strategies that organizations in three cities are using to support training this population. 
Upskilling the Immigrant Workforce to Meet Employer Demand for Skilled Workers
July 2018
Factsheet
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This 29-slide presentation covered how advocates can advance policies to boost immigrant workers' success, such as career pathways, sector partnerships, integrated education and training, and state data systems and workforce data tools.
State Policy Levers That Can Address Immigrant Workforce Needs
March 2018
Presentation
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This brief uses the newly released Equality of Opportunity Project data to examine the upward income mobility of students who attended MSIs compared to students who did not.
Minority Serving Institutions as Engines of Upward Mobility
January 2018
Report
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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
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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
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