News & Insights
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.
The Center Awarded $191 million, 4-year Workforce Development Grant
The Center for Workforce Inclusion, formerly Senior Service America, has been awarded a $191 million, 4-year grant by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to deliver the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) to approximately 25K older, low-income job seekers.
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.
Society Before Economy
As we begin Black History Month ,Gary A. Officer, CEO and President of the Center for Workforce Inclusion, discusses how economic opportunity must include every American, especially those within minority groups, if our nation is to live up to its promise.
Equitable Recovery Series: Black Americans
Our sister innovation hub, CWI Labs, partnered with WorkingNation to convene experts in workforce development, labor economics, aging, racial equity and policy to discuss the challenges before our Nation. In the fourth episode in our series, Spencer Overton, the President of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, joins WorkingNation's editor-in-chief Ramona Schindelheim to discuss the issues facing Black Americans in the workforce.