Philadelphia, PA, USA, February 17, 2021
As discussed in our recent policy brief Increasing Inequities, the effects of the COVID-19 economic crisis in Philadelphia have been highly uneven. By race and ethnicity, industry of employment,[...]
Philadelphia, PA, USA, February 11, 2021
Using the latest available data, this quarterly update offers insight into Philadelphia’s labor market, industry mix, and economic development.
City’s Renewed Commitment to Workforce Development, Including $1 Million for Innovative Workforce Solutions
Philadelphia, PA, USA, February 9, 2021
In the fall of 2020, the Commerce Department’s Office of Workforce Development released a Call for Ideas seeking proposals for the new Workforce Solutions Grant. The goal was to identify[...]
Philadelphia, PA, USA, December 18, 2020
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis, more than 233,000 newly unemployed Philadelphians—approximately 30% of the city’s labor force—have filed initial claims[...]
Philadelphia, PA, USA, November 25, 2020
Philadelphia Works announces this release of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Youth Development (TANF YD) funding to entities interested in providing workforce development services[...]
Philadelphia, PA, USA, November 24, 2020
Defined as young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 who are neither employed nor enrolled in school, Opportunity Youth have historically been overrepresented by individuals of color and[...]
New Initiative Launches in the Greater Philadelphia Region to Train 800 Unemployed Workers for In-Demand Logistics Jobs
Philadelphia, PA, USA, November 20, 2020
Philadelphia Works and regional partners, along with Prologis, open enrollment for a new training program that will skill workers for supply chain and logistics jobs
Philadelphia, PA, USA, November 19, 2020
SHE'S STILL STANDING, STAND WITH HER!
November 5, 2020
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Philadelphia, PA, USA, October 14, 2020
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