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Best of Both Worlds – Apprenticeships for Older Adults

Each November, we celebrate National Apprenticeship Week. The definition of apprenticeship is simple: an arrangement in which someone learns an art, trade, or job under another. Apprenticeships offer a way to earn money while learning a skill, and apprenticeships have existed since the dawn of civilization. It is not just the apprentices that benefit. Employers with apprenticeship programs experience improved productivity and bottom line as well as reduced turnover.

Nov 13, 2020
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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.

Sep 30, 2020
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Equity & Inclusion in an Aging World

In this three-part series, Gary A. Officer, President & CEO of the Center for Workforce Inclusion, sits down with Baroness Camilla Cavendish to discuss how policymakers and employers can achieve and reap the benefits of an aging world.

Nov 4, 2020
Press Release

Gary Officer Appears with Marc Clarke

Our own Gary A. Officer appeared today on a Facebook Live interview with Marc Clarke.

Oct 27, 2020
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Equitable Recovery Series: Older Workers

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. The third episode of our series, featuring Ruth Finkelstein, discusses how  COVID-19 fears and misinformation complicate efforts for older workers to reenter the workforce and what employers and policy makers can do to ensure that older workers are included in our economic recovery.

Oct 26, 2020
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Statewide Town Hall with U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.)

Gary A. Officer, President & CEO of the Center for Workforce Inclusion, sat down with U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) to discuss the policies and programs to ensure all Maryland residents can access sustainable, meaningful work.

Oct 16, 2020