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Seven Regional Teams Join the Communities that Work Partnership

On July 15, 2015, AspenWSI and the Economic Development Administration announced the seven regional site teams selected to join the

AspenWSI Releases Annotated Bibliography of Resources for College/Career Navigators

A growing body of practice and data suggests that college/career navigation assistance programs are drivers of student retention, completion of training programs, and employment advancement for nontraditional students. To...

Video and Highlights Now Available from Getting to Work: Improving Public Transportation

Getting to Work: Improving Public Transportation for America's Workers, Employers, and Economies On Wednesday, October 1, 2014, the Aspen Institute

On Labor Day, AspenWSI Director Reflects on the Sharing Economy

This Labor Day, AspenWSI Director, Maureen Conway comments on the implications for workers in the growing sharing economy. Conway asserts, "In the end, the sharing economy is nice words for what is really more of the same. More...

Video Recording from the “Low Cost of Good Jobs” Event Available

How can businesses offer good jobs to workers, a competitive financial return to investors and still keep prices low for customers? On Friday, June 13, 2014, the Aspen Institute

White House Summit on Family-Friendly Workplace Policies

On Monday June 23, nearly one thousand people gathered in Washington, D.C. for the White House Summit on Working Families to discuss challenges facing working women and their families. The conference brought together businesses,...

Video and Highlights Now Available from Working in America Discussion on Young Adults

Building Opportunities for Young Adults: A Discussion on Strategies to Support the Newest Generation of Workers On Monday, May 12, 2014, the Aspen Institute

Social Enterprises in Workforce Development: Outcomes and Experiences from the Field

The second webinar in AspenWSI's four-part series on social enterprise was held on April 9th, 2014 at 2:00 EST. View the recorded event. Social enterprises in workforce...