This episode features an interview with Bob Lanter, Executive Director of the California Workforce Association. Bob discusses the "slingshot" initiative in California and the lessons for other states, as well as the important role that workforce boards can play in breaking down the silos of various systems and creating better outcomes for their region.
This episode features an interview with Bridget Brown, executive director of NAWDP, the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals. Discover how NAWDP helps develop high quality workforce professionals, and the various training and assessment resources that NAWDP makes available for workforce professionals. You'll also learn about the most recent trends in workforce and thoughts about balancing technology with a human-centric approach to delivering workforce services.
This episode features an interview with Dr. Rachel Gragg from the office of Employment and Training at the USDA as she explains what SNAP E&T benefits are, who is eligible for them, and how SNAP can partner with the workforce system to best serve consumers.