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State Strategies to Break Down Barriers and Expand Access to Infrastructure Careers

The opportunity afforded by infrastructure investments to connect workers with good paying, attainable careers   If enacted, the leading federal infrastructure proposal affords a generational…

In The News

To Fill Millions of Open Jobs, Many Workers Need More Than Skills

Rachelle Katchenago of Menasha, Wis., lost her job as a call-center contract worker last year after the pandemic lockdowns took hold. No one was hiring….

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Op-ed: How the Federal Government Can Help Create the Good Jobs Workers Want

The economic recovery from the pandemic is at a critical juncture. More than nine million people still are looking for work and job growth last…

News Release

Rework America Alliance Launches Local Partnerships to Help Connect Job Seekers to Good Jobs

New York, NY – The Markle Foundation’s Rework America Alliance a unique coalition of civil rights groups, nonprofits, private sector employers, labor unions and educators, today announced the…

News Release

Indiana Partnership to Have Nationwide Reach as Skillful, Strada Education Network, Ivy Tech Community College and The State of Indiana Deliver New Tools and Training for Career Coaches

Indianapolis, IN – Today Skillful, a Markle Foundation initiative, announced the first of a new suite of training and resources for career coaches to help connect job seekers…

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Investing in Worker Training to Build the Infrastructure Workforce

Policymakers across the political spectrum are calling for federal investment to modernize and repair the nation’s roads, bridges, and pipes, while recognizing the strong potential…

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Report Calls for More Equitable Data to Improve Economic Mobility

If they are to succeed, efforts to increase economic mobility and narrow the racial wealth gap in the United States require better collection, disaggregation, and…

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Margaret Hoover Joins the Board of the Markle Foundation

New York, NY – The Markle Foundation is pleased to announce today that Margaret Hoover has been elected to its Board of Directors. Hoover is…

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Unlocking Responsible Access to Data to Increase Equity and Economic Mobility

The Need to Unlock Data to Inform Equity and Economic Mobility Economic mobility remains elusive for far too many Americans and has been declining for…

In The News

We Need a Moonshot for American Workers

We all know the reality: American workers are at a critical technical and psychological crossroads. By 2030, the effects of automation and the changing landscape…

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Pandemic Could Be Reshaping The Labor Market

Will yesterday’s front-desk clerk be tomorrow’s pharmaceutical technician? That question, and countless ones like it, could face millions of American workers in the coming years,…

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Optimizing Investments in Community College and Worker Training

The Biden administration has made investments in education and training a top priority. The campaign’s proposal to support education beyond high school aims to make…