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  • Connecting the Dots

    Connecting the Dots

    This case study explores Iowa’s UnityPoint Health, a leader in developing frontline workers, committed in transforming the way it delivers care. When hospitals invest in frontline staff, many of whom spend the most time with patients, they show it's possible to connect the dots between developing a skilled workforce and delivering better care.

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  • Opening the Door

    Opening the Door: How Community Organizations Address the Youth Unemployment Crisis

    This new report explains the groundbreaking work of four community-based orgaznizations in California with JFF in helping opportunity youth develop the skills and credentials they need for success.

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    A Call to Action to Improve Math Placement Policies and Processes

    This call to action is based on a simple but important premise: The nation cannot allow college placement policies to undermine promising efforts to increase student success in math and attainment of STEM credentials.

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  • High School Graduate, College Study Group, Policymaker, Construction Worker

    Who Is Jobs for the Future?

    The mission of JFF is to ensure that all lower-income young people and workers have the skills and credentials needed to succeed in our economy. Our vision is for the promise of education and economic mobility in America to be achieved for everyone. For 30 years, we have helped employers find skilled workers, and workers move into higher-wage jobs through education and training programs. We are a Boston-based nonprofit working in over 100 communities nationwide.

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  • Student Supports

    “These People Just Keep Trying to Help Me”—Supporting Students to Succeed in College and Career Pathways

    Community college students today face multiple barriers—personal, financial, and academic—to achieving their postsecondary goals. In order to help more people juggle the myriad facets of daily life that make it difficult to stay in school and complete credentials, colleges need to deliver a broad range of support services in a coordinated manner. This brief highlights strategies for developing comprehensive supports to increase college and career success for underprepared youth and adults. It is part of a series from JFF’s conference Bridging the Gap: Postsecondary Pathways for Underprepared Learners.
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  • Engaging Employers as Customers

    Engaging Employers as Customers

    Educators and employers often seem to speak different languages, with different goals in mind. But when it comes to preparing people for work, they have the same objective—helping learners gain the skills and opportunities they need in order to succeed in the workplace. This brief highlights strategies for building effective employer-educator partnerships to increase college and career success for underprepared youth and adults. It is part of a series from JFF’s conference Bridging the Gap: Postsecondary Pathways for Underprepared Learners.
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