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Putting Manufacturing Jobs on the Map: Dallas Fed, Big Country Alliance Partner to Grow West Texas Workforce

Manufacturing jobs present the potential for many workers to make a living wage.

July 15, 2021

Advance Together: Four Community Partnerships Receive Grants, Coaching to Further Economic Inclusion Programs

Each partnership will receive $300,000 in external funding to implement their plans to address education and workforce challenges in their community, as well as training and coaching to increase the impact of their programs.

February 22, 2021

Hard-Hit Child Care Industry May Need Multisector Response to Revive and Thrive

Millions of U.S. workers have lost their jobs during the pandemic. When they are ready to return to work, their child care options may be few.

February 11, 2021

Employer-Led Approach to Workforce Development Promises to Better Align Texas Workers with In-Demand Jobs

While workforce development efforts are ongoing across the country, they do not always produce the regional pools of quality talent that employers need. One approach designed to create a workforce “supply chain” is achieving success in several states and is about to take off across Texas.

December 22, 2020

How Can You Close the Digital Divide in Your Community? Start with a Needs Assessment

The shape of the digital divide is different in each community. Affordability, infrastructure, lack of devices or skills, and low awareness of the internet’s benefits can all be factors.

September 14, 2020

Advance Together Helps Texas Communities Build a Brighter Economic Future

Promoting economic resilience among low- and moderate-income individuals and communities is an ongoing focus of the Dallas Fed’s community development function. And it’s at the heart of a major initiative we began last year, Advance Together™.

April 23, 2020

Connecting Communities During COVID-19: A Quick Guide to Broadband Solutions for Local Governments

Directives for social distancing and stay-at-home orders have made access to broadband an urgent necessity for families as they struggle to stay connected with schooling, jobs, health care, government assistance and more.

April 20, 2020

Dallas County Promise Puts Higher Education—and Higher Earning Potential—Within Students’ Reach

Vanessa was accepted to a Promise partner institution and soon found herself at a place she never thought her path would take her. Programs like Dallas County Promise are important in today’s economy as postsecondary education becomes increasingly necessary.

March 05, 2020

Dallas Faces a Gaping Digital Divide When It Comes to Economic Inclusion

In the city of Dallas, about 42 percent of households lack a fixed connection to the internet. What does this mean for our neighbors’ economic future? How can we close the digital divide?

December 20, 2019

Are Texans Ready for the Jobs of Tomorrow?

K-12 spending in Texas lags behind the national average, which may leave students unprepared as they enter the changing labor market.

November 20, 2019

Promoting the economic resilience and mobility of underserved communities.

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