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Workforce Development

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

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

Communities Step Up to Address Economic Impact of COVID-19

At local and national levels, nonprofits, government agencies, funders and financial institutions are all working to mitigate this economic shock for households and businesses.

April 01, 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

Fed Listens Community Listening Session

Speakers from nonprofits shared perspectives on economic conditions in South Dallas at a public event with Fed Vice Chairman Richard Clarida.

April 18, 2019

West Central Texas Region: Manufacturing Partnership

Partnerships launch when industry leaders in one geographic region (such as West Central Texas) come together to identify their biggest shared opportunities for growth, then prioritize the most important requirements to capitalize on those opportunities.

July 21, 2018

Northeast Louisiana: Health Care Partnership

The health care sector is prominently featured in the region's workforce development plan. This sector also matters to economic development simply because of the number of quality jobs it provides.

July 21, 2018

Lane County, Oregon: Technology Partnership

Lane Workforce Partnership (LWP) is Lane County’s local workforce development board, a nonprofit organization.

July 21, 2018

East Bay, California: Manufacturing and Transportation & Logistics Partnerships

Partnerships launch when industry leaders in one geographic region (such as the East Bay of California) come together to identify their biggest shared opportunities for growth, then prioritize the most important requirements to capitalize on those opportunities.

July 21, 2018

Rio Grande Valley, Texas: Next Generation Sector Partnerships in Health Care and Information Technology

Partnerships launch when industry leaders in one geographic region (such as the Rio Grande Valley, Texas) come together to identify their biggest, shared opportunities for growth, then prioritize the most important requirements to capitalize on those opportunities.

June 19, 2018

Workforce Development

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June 03, 2018

Regional Talent Pipelines: Collaborating with Industry to Build Opportunities in Texas

This report takes an in-depth look at how Texas communities are creating advancement opportunities for lower-skilled workers and helping jobseekers adapt to a changing labor market.

January 18, 2017

UpSkill Houston, a Regional Partnership to Address Local Skills Gap

The Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) is currently addressing the Houston area’s shortage of workers to fill middle-skills jobs in the booming regional economy. GHP is an economic development organization serving 10 counties: Harris, Austin, San Jacinto, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Liberty, Montgomery and Waller. It was formed in 1989 with the merger of the Houston Chamber of Commerce, the Houston Economic Development Council and the Houston World Trade Association. Today, GHP has over 2,000 members that work to tackle important issues impacting Houston-area communities and the regional economy.

November 17, 2016

Promoting the economic resilience and mobility of underserved communities.

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