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Register Today: Maryland Economic Forum with U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.)
Gary A. Officer, President & CEO of the Center for Workforce Inclusion, will sit down with U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) on Friday, June 18 from 12:30 - 1:15 pm. They will discuss a number of critical workforce issues confronting our community: President Biden’s Infrastructure Plan, The American Rescue Plan, the American Jobs Plan, Black Lives Matter, and restoring civility to our political discourse. This event is sponsored by Kaiser Permanente.
Unleashing the Power of Older Adults
By casting older adults primarily as service recipients, "senior centers" are missing an opportunity to transform their communities into places that empower their members to age well. Community centers of the future must be places that facilitate access to the resources of their wider communities and unleash the power of older adults to use their knowledge, skills, and energy to support their fellow community members.
Older Americans Month Town Hall
To celebrate Older Americans Month, the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) national grantees hosted a Virtual Town Hall. During this critical discussion, our panel addressed challenges facing older job-seekers as they attempt to reenter the workforce and policies to promote an equitable economic recovery. The panel included Gary A. Officer, President & CEO Center for Workforce Inclusion; Marc Morial, President & CEO National Urban League; and Joe Carbone, President & CEO The Workplace.
It’s Our Choice
During the past year, we have seen a series of graphic examples of the harassment and violence that our neighbors face, from the tragic deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd to the rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans. We call on everyone across the U.S. to take an active stand against harassment and violence. Make your voice heard through social media, community gatherings, protests, volunteering, and charitable donations. Be an ally, advocate, activist and an anti-racist.
A Call for Bold, Direct Action for American Workers
The President & CEO of the Center for Workforce Inclusion congratulates President Biden's nominee for the Secretary of Labor, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, and challenges the new Administration to take bold, direct action to confront and overcome the hurdles to equitable economic opportunity.
Voices Series: Mr. Ivan Brown
As older workers reenter the workforce in 2021, they will face increased competition, fewer employers, a need for different skills, and a labor system grappling with systemic racism. The Center for Workforce Inclusion Voices Series brings their voices to life. Hear from our client, Mr. Ivan Brown.