Workforce Development

In the coming decades, the U.S. labor market will experience major transformations that challenge the country’s economic growth and competitiveness.
Migration Policy Institute logo, Immigration and the U.S. Labor Market: A Look Ahead
August 2019
News Article
News
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.
Migration Policy Institute logo: Rethinking U.S. Immigration Policy: Building a Responsive, Effective Immigration System
August 2019
News Article
News
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
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.
The log of The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Includes those words and Philanthropy.com. For the article Nonprofit Helps New Immigrants Find Good Jobs.
April 2019
Podcast
News
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. 
March 2019
Webinar
GCIR IWLC Creating Opportunities for Opportunity Youth and Young Adults: How Grantmakers Can Capitalize on Federal Workforce Policies to Invest in Immigrants
Program
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
Resource
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. 
February 2019
Report
Resource
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
Resource
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
Resource
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. 
September 2018
Group Meeting
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