Events

Creating a More Inclusive Economy: Igniting Systems That Produce Results for Youth Employment | March 5-6, 2018
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
About: This convening included policymakers, advocates, researchers, and young adults from across the Southeast who are committed to creating more opportunities for low-income youth. Participants discussed building supportive systems and implementing policies to help opportunity youth gain critical skills needed to access employment and career pathways.
Hosts: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), MDC Inc., Opportunity Youth United, and Cities United

Investing in America's WorkforceOff-site link | October 4–6, 2017
Location: Austin, Texas
About: This conference aims to connect businesses, government agencies, nonprofits, financial institutions, academics, and philanthropic organizations to reframe workforce development efforts as investments, not just social services; attract new resources and leverage existing funding sources; and improve economic mobility and impact for workers.
Hosts: Federal Reserve System in collaboration with John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development (Rutgers University), Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs (The University of Texas at Austin), Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources (The University of Texas at Austin), and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

Career Pathways in a Changing Labor Market | August 31, 2017
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
About: Labor economists, workforce development policy analysts, and workforce development practitioners gathered at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta to examine the effects of automation and shifting labor demands on the future of work.
Hosts: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta with support from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia