April 2024

America Forward Coalition Members Step Up — April 2024

Every month, America Forward highlights examples of the vital work our Coalition members do 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 america_forward@newprofit.org. City Year This month, City Year premiered a brand new podcast,

America Forward Applauds House Passage of A Stronger Workforce for America Act

America Forward applauds the House of Representatives for passing A Stronger Workforce for America Act yesterday–a bill to reauthorize the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), the nation’s most significant workforce-related legislation.    America Forward and the organizations that make up the America Forward Coalition have been deeply engaged throughout the development of A Stronger Workforce for America Act – developing

Education and Workforce In President Biden’s Third State of the Union

In March, President Joe Biden delivered his third State of the Union address to Congress - his final one before the 2024 elections. During a speech in which he discussed a number of urgent priorities, the President included a specific focus on education and strategies to better connect education with the workforce.  Among the education and workforce-related policies the President