Category: WFD

Sector Update: Workforce Development June 2024

Social Impact Partners continues its focus on Workforce Development to enable individuals from lower-income and marginalized communities to obtain quality jobs and achieve upward economic mobility.  About 40% of Connecticut’s residents, 54% of which are Black and 57% are Hispanic, do not earn living wages. By addressing the dignity of people who want to work and contribute to their own families, communities and Connecticut’s economy, we can break cycles of poverty and reduce income inequality.

Our overarching goal is to build a robust workforce pipeline that caters to the diverse needs of job seekers and employers.  Our three main initiatives are business engagement, career awareness and career pathways. We are engaging the business community to expand skills-based hiring, apprenticeship programs and diverse talent pipelines in healthcare, IT, and manufacturing, three high-demand sectors.

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