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Congrats to Congress on a Job Well Done -- WIOA Passes Both Houses!

Jim Gibbons | Posted 07.10.2014 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

The WIOA provides access to training, education and workforce services that all of America's workers, regardless of ability, need to compete in a global economy.

A Rare Bipartisan Bill Passes Congress

Mark Edwards | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics
Mark Edwards

After years of delays and divisiveness, the passage on Wednesday of a reauthorized Workforce Investment Act by an incredible majority of 415-6 in the House of Representatives, and by an overwhelming margin last month in the Senate, 95-3, represents a rare example of genuine bipartisanship, one that must be savored and built upon.

Class Dismissed For Focus: HOPE

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.22.2011 | Detroit

Focus: HOPE, a 43-year-old Detroit non-profit that offers workplace development and community programs, has been forced to suspend four training progr...

How Obama's New Job Bill Can Do a Better Job

David C. Harvey | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics
David C. Harvey

When Obama announces his new jobs program, ironically after Labor Day, it needs to include education and workforce training for the some 30 million American adults that have a below third grade reading level.

Answering President Obama's Call for Education

David C. Harvey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David C. Harvey

A crisis has been silently brewing in the American workforce for more than a decade. The U.S. Department of Education estimates that 32 million adults are considered to have low literacy skills.