November 2023

America Forward Coalition Members Step Up — November 2023

Every month, America Forward highlights examples of the vital work being done by our Coalition members to support students, families, educators, workers, elected leaders, advocates, and communities across the country. If your organization has resources, an announcement, or a story you would like to see included, please send it to   AppleTree AppleTree preschool works to provide free, high

New SIPPRA Notice of Funding Availability Released

On November 15, 2023, the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) released the second Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the $100 million Social Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results (SIPPRA) program. Applications are due by April 15, 2024 from state and local governments, who can partner with private intermediaries and providers on a range of issues. Building on a

Recommendations on Reauthorization of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

  Improving economic mobility is essential to strengthening families, communities, and our nation. But even as the demand for workers continues to grow, millions of people across the country still face systemic barriers to employment and economic opportunity, especially people in historically under-resourced communities. Providing new, innovative pathways into the workforce and reimagining outdated workforce development systems are critical steps