INSIGHTS
August 2, 2017

NYC Human Resources Administration Hosts First Young Professionals Mixer

By Stacy Woodruff, Director of the Field Building Hub at Workforce Professionals Training Institute The NYC Human Resources Administration (HRA) hosted its first ever Young Professionals Mixer on July 3...
July 25, 2017

Monitoring the Minimum Wage – Q & A with Author Dr. James Parrott

The Field Building Hub is launching Monitoring the Minimum Wage, a brief series that will provide research and insights gleaned from economic research, local businesses, and community-based organization...
June 19, 2017

National Fund for Workforce Solutions Annual Conference Draws More than 400 Workforce Leaders and Business Partners

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions brought together more than 400 workforce and business leaders from across the country for its annual conference on June 15-16 in Philadelphia, PA. The two-day c...
June 10, 2017

The Hub Welcomes Senior Fellow, Dr. James Parrott

The Field Building Hub will be partnering with an array of organizations and experts in workforce policy and practice as it launches initiatives designed to improve the effectiveness and functioning of...
June 9, 2017

Minimum Wage Increase Panel

New York City is in the midst of its largest increase to the minimum wage in over half a century. NYC’s minimum wage began diverging from the federal rate of $7.25 per hour in 2014, when it increased ...
June 8, 2017

TANF Convening

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), the nation’s cash welfare assistance program established in 1996, is overdue for congressional reauthorization. The recently reauthorized Workforce Inno...