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How Might We Advance Workforce Equity for Workers Age 50 and Older?

Mindy Feldbaum May 27, 2021

Applying a multigenerational workforce lens to essential conversations on workforce equity and systematic barriers to opportunity can help to ensure that low-income older workers, and particularly BIPOC workers, have access to skill development opportunities, labor market guidance and tools, social capital, high quality jobs, as well as, capital and business development skills and networks to create and grow businesses. This interactive panel will explore the unique needs of low-income older workers and the critical role employers play in advancing equity and discuss high impact practices and innovative solutions, robust sector strategies, new and enhanced program models, needed to catalyze change to build wealth and increase economic mobility for workers and employers to build a highly skilled, multigenerational workforce. Join us for a robust discussion with employers, practitioners, and funders on the challenges and opportunities in this area.

Format

Panel

Meta Themes

  • Equity & Inclusion

Themes

Purpose and Desired Outcome

To expand the national equity and inclusion on workforce equity to include older workers and surface innovative job candidate support and employer strategies.

Audiences

  • Allocators (Family Offices, HNW Individuals, Foundations)

  • Intermediaries (Financial Advisers, Investment Bankers)

  • Entrepreneurs

  • Government

  • Service Providers

Speakers

  • NameMindy Feldbaum
  • TitleVice President, Workforce Programs
  • OrganizationAARP Foundation
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameDevin Hearns
  • TitleNational SCSEP Director, Workforce Programs
  • OrganizationAARP Foundation
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameBrent Weil
  • TitleVice President, Workforce Development
  • OrganizationWireless Infrastructure Association
  • StatusInvited
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