The Forum 2018

March 24-27, 2018
Online registration is now open. Join us in Washington DC for a national gathering of leaders, changemakers, and advocates.

Workforce Central

Join NAWB President/CEO Ron Painter as he interviews public and private sector leaders on key workforce issues and investment strategies to help America compete globally.

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Latest News

Press Release

Two preeminent organizations leading America’s workforce development efforts announced a new collaboration: Advanced Workforce Analytics and Knowledge Exchange (AWAKE). The National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB) and JFF (Jobs for the Future) have developed AWAKE to integrate best practices, policy ideas, programmatic innovations, and the use of data and technology into the 550 workforce development boards and the 2,500 American Job Centers across the country, which impact more than 15 million Americans each year. Read the press release.

Press Release

NAWB applauds the bipartisan Job Plus Recovery Act legislation recently introduced by Senator Tim Kaine. This bill would fund a pilot program to provide access to job training and support to individuals impacted by opioid addiction or substance use disorders. Read the press release.

Letter to Congress

NAWB, U.S. Conference of Mayors, and National League of Cities sign joint letter to Congress objecting to language related to local area designation under WIOA in FY 2019 proposed budget. Learn more.

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Jefferson County CO Business & Workforce Center

Power-One, a renewable energy company, partners with Workforce Connection to recruit employees for new Phoenix location.

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