Tuesday, October 02, 2018 1:00 PM ~ 2:00 PM ET

The goal of this webinar is to help Strengthening Working Families Initiative (SWFI) grantees understand the importance of, and how to operationalize, employer engagement.  Specifically, the webinar will focus on strategies for engaging employers in a range of grant activities to better support SWFI participants' career pathways towards middle- and high-skilled employment.


Shayne Spaulding, Principal Research Associate with the Urban Institute and a nationally-renowned expert in workforce development, has spent nearly 20 years in the workforce development field as a program manager, TA provider, and evaluator.  Ms. Spaulding serves on the board of the Workforce Professionals Training Institute and the advisory board of the New York City Labor Market Information Services.  



Danielle Kittrell, Workforce Analyst at the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration


Elizabeth Brown, Subject Matter Expert and SWFI Coach, Mathematica Policy Research

Shayne Spaulding, Senior Subject Matter Expert, Income and Benefits Policy Center, Urban Institute, Washington, DC