Patricia Blumenauer is the vice president of operations at Philadelphia Works, the city’s workforce development board. In this role, Patricia oversees the adult and youth workforce systems in Philadelphia and manages the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) investments. She leads the team that is currently working to redesign the Philadelphia Employment, Advancement, and Retention Network (EARN) service delivery model to provide a more customer-focused, efficient, and effective approach. Additionally, Patricia works closely with the City of Philadelphia to leverage and align resources with the multiple city-wide strategies.
Prior to joining Philadelphia Works, Patricia managed behavioral health and intervention programs for children and families in Philadelphia. She was instrumental in the startup and implementation of a successful juvenile justice diversion program in conjunction with the Philadelphia Police department and the School District of Philadelphia. She holds a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Chestnut Hill College and a bachelor’s in Human Development from Cornell University.
Philadelphia, PA, USA, April 30, 2020
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Philadelphia, PA, USA, February 19, 2020
Philadelphia Works, the City’s workforce development board, Comcast, one of the region’s largest employers, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia have partnered to pilot an innovative funding model called[...]