Workforce Development

Promising Practices & Investments
Regional Policy Forums
To increase awareness of promising workforce practices and policies, the New York Fed collaborates with regional entities to organize policy forums. Each forum focuses on a theme relevant to workforce practitioners and of interest for that region.
Developing & Fostering Partnerships
Employer Engagement by Community Colleges in New York State
The New York Fed conducted a survey of community colleges across New York State during the months of March-May 2017 to document the amount and type of employer engagement activities by New York’s community colleges and to find ways to help them foster more effective partnerships with local employers.
Leading the Way: A Workforce Development Video Campaign
The New York Fed co-sponsors a workforce video campaign with local P-Tech Schools in the Greater Rochester region. The campaign is designed to increase awareness about in-demand industries in the region while educating students and the general public about technical and professional skills required by key industries in their community.

Congratulations to the P-TECH Rochester students whose video on cybersecurity took the grand prize in our Leading the Way campaign.
Economist Jaison Abel's Presentation on Community College-Employer Partnerships: Helping to Fill the Skill Gaps
Beyond CRA: Meaningful Collaborations between Financial Institutions and Workforce Entities, New York, New York
To advance financial education programming, as required by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WOIA), and to further workforce programming, the New York Fed hosted a conference on creating stronger and beneficial partnerships among financial institutions, government and community organizations.
Resources
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