In this webinar, Higher discussed specific career pathways opportunities within the mainstream workforce system that have potential to help refugees move beyond “survival jobs”. Understanding the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (Federal Workforce Development) and collaborating with the mainstream workforce development system can increase training and career opportunities for refugees. Guest speakers included representatives of the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Department of Education, and the International Institute of Saint Louis, a refugee service provider that has a long history of successful mainstream partnership.
Subtopic(s): Federal Workforce Development, Job Development
Resource Type: Archived Webinar
Date: December 1, 2016
Target Audience(s): Service Provider