News & Media
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
NAWB Webinars and Workforce Events
- 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