This is a literature review that attempts to quantify the economic benefits of racial equity to businesses, governments, and the overall economy. It goes into detail on certain areas of current inequities such as housing and residential segregation, education, and health.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is engaging employers and their partners across the country in developing a new demand-driven approach—talent pipeline management—to close the skills gap.
This website, compiled by the Aspen Workforce Strategies Initiative, features resources that define the sector approach, describe sector initiatives, document worker outcomes, and offer a variety of resources to those working to operate in or support this field of practice.
This report—released by the National Governors Association, the Corporation for a Skilled Workforce and the National Skills Coalition—offers a snapshot of sector strategies today, an overview of what makes them different from traditional workforce and economic development programs and a description of actions that state administrators and policymakers can take as part of a policy framework to support the strategies’ creation and effective operation.
Connecting People to Work features case studies of organizations implementing sector-based workforce development strategies in the health care, construction, manufacturing and restaurant industries, and highlights how policy and economic changes and new practices among education and training institutions are affecting workforce development efforts. It also includes evaluation results and a review of major sector-financing strategies.
The book was co-edited by Maureen Conway of the Aspen Institute, and Robert P. Giloth of the Center for Community and Economic Opportunity at the Annie E. Casey Foundation. June 2014.
This step-by-step is the product of the past ten years of lessons learned from the sector strategy field across the United States. Th is curriculum was created by a partnership between Woolsey Group, Collaborative Economics, and Genz Consulting (October 2016).
Resources focused on racial equity include journal entries, books, magazines, videos and more. Resources based on areas of focus, related issues and/or types.