The Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund is a partnership between Walmart, the Walmart Foundation and the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM). The Fund is focused on the development of U.S. manufacturing, with a specific goal of making it both easier and more competitive to make household goods in the U.S.
The Pennsylvania Youth Leadership Network (PYLN) is a group of young adults with disabilities who want to make a difference in the lives of youth in Pennsylvania.
The Results First Clearinghouse Database is a one-stop online resource provides policymakers with an easy way to find information on the effectiveness of various interventions as rated by eight national research clearinghouses. The Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative is a project of The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Delaware has enacted a series of laws that better ensure Delaware ex-offenders have a fair opportunity to earn a job when they’re released and improve sentencing policies.
Hilton Worldwide and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) are partnering to offer the Hilton Honors Points Donation program to veterans and their families in Minnesota, Iowa, Texas and Arizona. Add sentence here from edited IIA, to make tie-in to WFD issues
New Jersey Identity Proofing is a single-point software as a service (SaaS) solution for front-end identity proofing of web-based and interactive voice response (IVR) claimant filings for unemployment insurance.
The Waubonsee Community College GED Bridge Programs help students prepare for a career in health care or manufacturing while also getting ready for their GED testing.
Mississippi Works is a new interactive resource that pairs employers and job seekers through both a website and a mobile application.
Get the Math combines video and web interactivity to help middle and high school students develop algebraic thinking skills for solving real-world problems.
The Chicago City of Summer of Learning and Earning initiative provides youth ages 4 to 24 with access to activities and learning opportunities, incorporating digital badges and internships.
AARP teamed up with the Small Business Administration (SBA) to help Americans over age 50 get the real-world, actionable information they need to start and grow small businesses.
The Early College High School Initiative focuses on young people for whom the transition into postsecondary education is now problematic - low-income young people, first-generation college goers, English language learners, and students of color. The report was prepared by Jobs for the Future.
The McMaster University (Ontario, Canada) Learning Portfolio is an online tool that allows students to plan, record and reflect on a range of educational experiences; curricular and co-curricular. An accompanying report from the Learning Portfolio Working Group outlines the purpose and intended outcomes of the portfolio, as well as some guiding principles and challenges that will need to be addressed.
PEAK (professional, ethical, articulate, and knowledgeable) is the undergraduate curriculum at The College of Idaho that allows students to graduate with an academic major and three minors in four years.
The Manufacturing Solutions Center works to help manufacturers solve problems and test their products.
The Makers Coalition is a coalition of businesses, educational institutions, non-profit organizations and service providers coming together to build a trained cut and sew industry for the Upper Midwest states.
The Calumet Green Manufacturing Partnership (CG MP) is designed to help manufacturing companies located in the Calumet and Southland region of Chicago acquire skilled CNC (computer numerical control) operators with MSSC (Manufacturing Skill Standards Council) and NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) credentials.
The Food Innovation Center is a unique business incubation and economic development accelerator program, which provides business and technology expertise to startup and established food companies in the mid-Atlantic region, and utilizes its outreach capacity to reach food and agribusinesses throughout the world.
The Young Farmers Program is designed to help young farmers acquire farmland through a long-term, no-interest loan.
Illinois Joining Forces (IJF) is a statewide, public-private network of veteran- and military-serving organizations that help service members, veterans and their families navigate the large and sometimes confusing system of support via an online resource directory.