In the coming decades, the U.S. labor market will experience major transformations that challenge the country’s economic growth and competitiveness.
This multiyear MPI initiative aims to generate a big-picture, evidence-driven vision of the role immigration can and should play in America’s future.
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.
This edition of the Business of Giving features Jina Krause-Vilmar, CEO of Upwardly Global. The nonprofit helps integrate refugees, people who have been granted asylum, and special immigrant visa holders into the U.S. work force.
Creating Opportunities for Opportunity Youth and Young Adults: How Grantmakers Can Capitalize on Federal Workforce Policies to Invest in Immigrants
In this e-learning session, you’ll get a quick overview of the current landscape in apprenticeship and work-based learning, including relevant federal policies such as WIOA, DACA, and TPS.
Materials: Creating Opportunities for Opportunity Youth and Young Adults: How Grantmakers Can Capitalize on Federal Workforce Policies to Invest in Immigrants
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This report illustrates the paradox between immigrant contributions to our workforce and the structural barriers that shut out thousands of Californians from economic opportunity. The brief calls for policies to ensure investments in workforce development work to support every Californian, regardless of status, to provide for themselves and their families.
A policy brief that considers the benefits of launching partnerships between adult education organizations and Career and Technical Education (CTE) providers.
English Plus Integration: Shifting the Instructional Paradigm for Immigrant Adult Learners to Support Integration Success
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.
How are immigrant-serving worker centers (often called “day laborer” centers) and community-based organizations partnering with community colleges to create skill-building opportunities for workers, including undocumented workers? Get a practical overview from experts during the webinar.