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U.S. Chamber Foundation Offers Tools for Employers to Expand Job Access

Two publications provide recommendations and tools to help employers, educational institutions and workforce organizations work together to expand job and career opportunities for people who historically have faced barriers to entering professions.

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In Baltimore, many adult learners encountered challenges when the COVID-19 pandemic forced their workforce training and education programs to move online. As a result, the Baltimore Digital Equity Coalition’s (BDEC) Tech Support Hotline stepped in to provide valuable technical support to keep learners engaged. 

Building Paths to Economic Opportunity

Video: Opening Doors for America's Young People

Millions of U.S. teens and young adults are neither in school nor working. We and others are seeking ways to reconnect these young people to educational and job opportunities, creating the next generation of workers and parents.

Video: Partnering With Community Colleges

Based on a nationally recognized model, the Maryland Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training program helps adults complete college occupational programs and earn credentials, training them for jobs and careers and developing skills for life.

Video: Removing Obstacles to Employment

Through social enterprises, California nonprofit REDF is creating jobs and opportunities for people who face some of the greatest barriers to finding work.