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Press Releases

26 April 2018
The National Association of Workforce Boards and JFF Announce New “AWAKE” Initiative
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.

10 April 2018
Kaine, Young, Jones Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Ensure And Recovery Programs Include Job Training
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.

28 February 2018
NAWB Names Melanie Anderson as Executive Vice-President
Ms. Anderson will guide the business operations of NAWB and oversee relationships with NAWB’s corporate, nonprofit, education, and government partners.

08 February 2018
NAWB Partners with the National Retail Federation Foundation
National Association of Workforce Boards and NRF Foundation Announce Partnership to Strengthen Pathways to Work and Career Advancement

01 February 2018
NAWB Selects 2018 National Award Winners
Awards Honor Excellence in Workforce Development Board Leadership, Business Leadership, and Workforce Board-Chamber of Commerce Partnership

28 November 2017
NAWB Honored with Global Davey Awards for Member Communications Tools
NAWB received two Silver Daveys for the 2017 annual report and The Forum 2017 program book.

25 July 2017
NAWB and Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) Announce Partnership
Partnership to Strengthen Workforce Alignment with Industry Needs

09 May 2017
New Online Learning Platform Supports Workforce Development
Inaugural Course Offered at No Cost to Board Members & Elected Officials

06 October 2016
Winners of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation Two-Gen Grant Announced
Advancing New Pathways to Employment for Parents and Families with Young Children

Past Press Releases

NAWB Webinars and Workforce Events

November, 2017

Nov 9: Apprenticeship Luncheon (Convening Partner)

Celebrate Apprenticeship & Work-Based Learning
(Convening Partner with Jobs for the Future)
November 9, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Capital Hilton Hotel
1001 16th Street, Washington DC
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December, 2017

Dec 7-9: 2017 NAWB Policy Consultation

2017 Policy Consultation
This event is open to members of NAWB only, and registration is limited to the first 50 attendees.
December 7-9, 2017
Marriott St. Petersburg Clearwater
12600 Roosevelt Blvd.
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
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March, 2018

March 24-27: The Forum 2018

The Forum 2018
March 24-27, 2018
Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20009
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