Including Everyone in the Workforce


America is stronger when everyone who wants to work can find a job. Millions of Americans face chronic unemployment and struggle to find employment even when the economy is strong. Our policy efforts work to ensure that the public workforce development system provides everyone who wants to work, regardless of the barriers they face, the opportunity to do so and that federal, state, and national initiatives to get Americans back to work do not leave out people who face chronic unemployment.

Our Related Initiatives

National Transitional Jobs Network

Our Resources

Big Ideas for Jobs: Innovative City and State Funding Approaches to Supporting Subsidized Employment and Transitional Jobs
Pathways Back to Work Act Fact Sheet
Publicly Funded Jobs: An Essential Strategy for Reducing Poverty and Economic Distress Throughout the Business Cycle
Employer Engagement Toolkit
My Brother’s Keeper Initiative Stakeholder Memo
WIOA Planning & Implementation Toolkit

From the Blog

Getting Colorado Back to Work: Transitional Jobs Benefit Business + Workers
Growing Careers: FarmWorks Combines Transitional Jobs + Contextualized Learning
Five Good Ideas to Combat Poverty in America

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