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Blueprint for Building New York State’s Workforce Development System

LEVERAGING OPPORTUNITY, MEETING DEMAND:

A Blueprint for Building New York State’s Workforce Development System

The challenges facing New York’s economy are clear. There is not enough skilled talent to meet the current and future needs of the labor market. By the same token, hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers lack the skills necessary to secure family-sustaining employment. This disconnect reveals the need for a more coordinated strategy to connect untapped labor supply with labor demand. To address this, we have developed a brief that provides state policymakers with a framework and strategy for taking advantage of this opportunity to build a responsive workforce development system in New York State.

Read the full brief here.