Category Archives: Workforce Development

Investing in America’s Workforce

By Jason Keller Final revisions to the Interagency Questions and Answers (Q and A’s) Regarding Community Reinvestment were recently released[1] by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the Office of … Continue reading

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Workforce Development for the Next Generation: Early Childhood Education

By Emily Engel Workforce development, long thought to be the purview of community colleges and other vocational programs increasingly extends into early childhood education and elementary school. In fact, many practitioners today believe that workforce development and early childhood education … Continue reading

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Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference

Please join us next month at the Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference on March 23 & 24 in Washington DC. This event happens every other year and brings together a wide array of people from academia, researchers, policymakers, … Continue reading

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The Workforce Development Challenges of Returning Citizens: A Simulation from Mitchellville, Iowa

By Marva Williams Iowa, like many other states has a growing prison population. In 1991, the state had roughly 4,500 inmates. By 2016, the number of prisoners had grown by 85 percent to about 8,300. Reducing recidivism in Iowa is a … Continue reading

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