Workforce Development

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Published: 08/18/2015
Poverty, homelessness and employment are the three most significant social issues facing people living in Kalamazoo County, according to a recent Kalamazoo Community Foundation survey.
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Funding Area: Workforce DevelopmentPoverty



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Released: 10/2013

This report from The Bridgespan Group explores promising efforts youth employment programs and employer engagement.

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Released: 11/2013

Jointly produced by the Knight Foundation and the Fund for Our Economic Future, the report captures insights from the Fund’s successes and struggles promoting funder collaboration in Northeast Ohio since its inception in 2004. It also provides valuable lessons for foundations, businesses and civic leaders partnering to address economic and societal challenges too large to be solved by any single organization in cities and regions around the country.

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Released: 06/2015

This brief explores the ways youth-employment program providers can help young people who are out of the labor force and out of school obtain valuable work experience or further education.

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Released: 07/2015

The Vitality Institute Commission on Health Promotion and the Prevention of Chronic Disease in Working-Age Americans made five actionable recommendations to close gaps in empirical evidence on prevention, place prevention at the center of health policies and actions in the U.S. and work with stakeholders from all sectors to prevent major non-communicable diseases.

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Audience: All Members