September 15, 2023
High-achieving low-income students in the U.S. often miss out on selective colleges and competitive careers, with only 3% making it to selective colleges compared to 72% of high-achieving high-income students. Minds Matter Bay Area's corporate volunteer mentor matching program is changing this disparity.
August 23, 2023
Sasha Saputo, Associate Manager for Early Childhood Education at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation highlights challenges, opportunities and next steps from the recent convening of the Early Childhood and Business Advisory Council in North Carolina.
June 20, 2023
Sasha Saputo, Associate Manager for Early Childhood Education at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce sits down with Brittany Walsh, Associate Director for Early Childhood Initiative at the Bipartisan Policy Center to discuss lessons learned from The Early Childhood and Business Advisory Council meeting in Huntsville, Alabama.
March 17, 2023
If you missed our 13th Annual International Women’s Day Forum, hosted in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, fear not – we are sharing key moments and takeaways here.
March 13, 2023
I realize that it can be difficult for companies based in big cities to understand the realities of everyday life in small-town America. But the stark truth is that compared with their suburban and urban counterparts, the 1.1 million rural families with young children face a multitude of challenges that impact their childcare outlook.
January 11, 2023
We recently hosted the Talent Forward summit to wrap up our Fast Forward programming in 2022. Leaders from business, government, nonprofits, and education shared their insights and predictions about the future of talent.
December 20, 2022
Right now, maybe more than any other time in modern history, working parents are devoting significant amounts of time, energy, and resources into balancing their roles at home and in the workplace. Parents must consider various factors in determining the level and type of childcare solutions that best meet their needs.
December 20, 2022
Looking back on 2022 fills me with pride and a sense of awe at all the team has accomplished in 12 short months. The Center for Education and Workforce at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation continues to conceive of and lead long-term systems change in education and workforce—the underpinnings of American competitiveness and prosperity.
November 21, 2022
Career connection platforms, like Tallo, have remained committed to helping employers overcome the challenges of today’s labor market by building solid early talent recruitment strategies even in the midst of talent shortages.