Based on labor market analysis and current conditions, our strategy for investment during recovery.
Category: Data & Trends
The Apprenticeship Landscape in Philadelphia: Successes, Inequities, and Recommendations for Improvement
In this brief, apprenticeships that were started between the beginning of 2015 and the end of 2021 in Philadelphia are discussed. The Registered Apprenticeship Partners
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Workforce System has established High Priority Occupations (HPOs) as one component of Pennsylvania’s industry-driven approach to workforce development. The purpose of the HPO lists is to align workforce training and education investments with occupations that are in demand by employers, have higher skill needs and are most likely to provide family-sustaining wages.
Gentrification and Neighborhood Change in Philadelphia: Demographic and Labor Market Characteristics
Though the phenomenon of gentrification itself has been studied in great detail, little work has been done to truly understand how gentrification affects local labor
Opportunity Youth in Philadelphia: Demographic Trends
As the Workforce Development Board for Philadelphia, Philadelphia Works and the PA CareerLink® Philadelphia system administer and support programming that educates and trains our city’s
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Local and Regional Plan for Philadelphia and Surrounding Counties Program Years 2021-2024
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) establishes an integrated workforce system designed to meet the needs of businesses and job seekers. In accordance with
Philadelphia’s College Near Completers: An Opportunity to Train, Upskill, and Advance Economic Mobility
In 2019, more than 120,000 adult Philadelphians had more than one year of college credit with no degree. These “Near Completers” were overwhelmingly Black or African American and more likely to live in specific areas of North and West Philadelphia.