Summit Sequels: Advancing Equity and Job Quality through Industry Partnerships

Developing industry partnerships that promote equity, quality jobs, and economic mobility is the recipe for success. Workforce partnerships can help employers explore hiring and retention challenges, understand workplace culture, diversify talent pools, and ensure there are community-based pathways to employment and careers in their company and industry sector. This summit sequel webinar explored innovative models and changes in policies, partnerships, and practices that advance racial equity and inclusion and disrupt occupational segregation in lower wage jobs. Panelists discussed what is needed to ensure these partnerships have the resources and tools required for sustained business leadership and engagement; strong relationships in marginalized communities; and investments in skills-based training, hiring, and career advancement.

Record Type: 
Webinar / Webcast
Publication Date: 
June, 2022
Date: 
June 29, 2022
Source: 
Partner Resources
Webinar Date: 
June 29, 2022
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Employment
  • Education and Training
  • Special Populations
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