The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) believes that we can tackles the skills gap if our employers start taking a leadership role in ensuring their communities are prioritizing career readiness.
I always thought of myself one of the lucky ones. Luck, it seemed, was the sole determinant for who made it out of my neighborhood. Growing up in Los Angeles in the 1980s, it seemed that violence and poverty were all around me; but still, I got out – one of the lucky ones.
How can we provide students with the innovation skills they need through business-sponsored challenges?
How is California preparing for the needed 1 million career-ready college grads that they will need by 2025?
The growing number of young people who do not have access to modern learning opportunites continues to grow and greatly affect our local communities.
What is the balance for providing employers with the talent they need and, at the same time, what prospective employees are able to give?