JVS News

Scaling Up: Lessons from the Front Lines

January 31, 2019
Paper 2 of The Catapult Papers, a series of essays on the future of workforce development and the kinds of workforce organizations that need to be created to expand opportunity for lower-income individuals and create competitive advantages for businesses in need of workers.
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Mass. Urged to Renew its Commitment to Adult Education

January 20, 2019
We encourage the state to continue its commitment to creative solutions to assist more adults in gaining the skills they need to join the workforce. Employers benefit from a new source of talent in this tight labor market, and students come off waiting lists and into the classroom and move better prepared into the workplace.
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Next Generation Workforce Development Organizations for Our Times

January 17, 2019
The Catapult Papers is a four-part series of essays on the future of workforce development and the kinds of workforce organizations that need to be created to expand opportunity for lower-income individuals and create competitive advantages for businesses in need of workers. In the first paper, JVS Boston President and CEO Jerry Rubin calls for and describes a new, or “Next Generation,” model for workforce organizations. The essay is based on the innovative and field-proven practices of JVS Boston’s transition to a “Next Gen” workforce organization, which is rooted in decades of field research, experimentation, evaluation, failure and success.
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JVS News – January 2019

January 16, 2019
Introducing The Catapult Papers, upcoming events, JVS Tax Center opens, and more!
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JVS Receives $85,000 Grant from Santander Bank for Financial Coaching

January 15, 2019
Santander Bank announced that it has donated more than $2 million to 66 non-profit organizations that support low- and moderate-income (LMI) individuals, families and communities primarily located in its Northeast footprint in the third and final round of charitable funding in 2018. In total, the Bank committed more than $10 million to 355 not-for-profit organizations in 2018.
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