Economic Empowerment

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation publishes content on economic empowerment and related issues. Find and access current and archived items in our database. 

January 15, 2020
Talent Forward 2019, Goodwill CEO, Steve Preston
© Ian Wagreich / U.S. Chamber of Commerce

In this first Work in Progress podcast, I sit down with Steve Preston, CEO of Goodwill Industries Intl., to discuss the nonprofit’s many training programs designed to help prepare people for work at many stages of their lives. I walked away impressed with all Goodwill does to help build a stronger workforce. I think you will, too.

September 26, 2019
Military Spouse Working Group
© Hiring Our Heroes

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes and the Commonwealth of Virginia announce the newest statewide Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone (MSEEZ).  

 

October 15, 2019
Creative Solutions to Tech Re-Entry Hiring
© i.c. stars
This past spring, members of the Information Technology Alliance (ITA) visited technology workforce development nonprofit i.c.stars prior to the start of their Chicago conference. As part of a Solve-A-Thon activity, designed and led by i.c.stars graduates, the group ended up discussing an unusual topic in technology: re-entry hiring.

Reaching Every Level: Empowering and Advancing Women of Color in the Workplace

On behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and AT&T, we would like to invite you to “Reaching Every Level: Empowering and Advancing Women of Color in the Workplace” on October 8 in Dallas, TX from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This private sector dialogue will focus on best practices, innovations, partnerships, and cross-function business strategies supporting women of color in the workplace.

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