Thanks for listening to our presentation “Success Depends on Powerful Storytelling” during the Good Jobs for All Americans conference of the National Governors Association.
Download our Handout: 8 Ways to Tell a Story
You can reach presenters Joan Lynch, Ramona Schindelheim and Theresa Collington at firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are the videos we showed you:
Fishing for Talent: An apprenticeship for the future of commercial fishing
One of the most historic industries in Rhode Island is facing the reality of its aging workforce. Commercial fishing’s future is threatened without a fresh infusion of young workers. The Commercial Fisheries Center of Rhode Island partnered with the University of Rhode Island and state government agencies to create a registered apprenticeship that serves as an entry point to the diverse careers offered by this valuable industry.
Read the full story: Fishing for Talent – An apprenticeship for the future of commercial fishing
Building a Strong Foundation: SkillsUSA builds a strong foundation for the workforce
SkillsUSA is dedicated to promoting the diverse range of careers in the trade, technical and skilled service industries. Their mission is to improve the quality of the American workforce through a combination of soft skills and technical training. Since 1965, the organization has impacted the lives of more than 13 million members, comprised of students, faculty and industry partners.
Read the story: SkillsUSA builds a strong foundation for the workforce
Free to Succeed: The Last Mile trains the incarcerated to become coders
Without securing a good job after release, the formerly incarcerated are more likely to re-offend and be sent back to prison. The Last Mile wants to break the cycle of incarceration by preparing inmates to take on high-tech coding roles.
Here are more of our stories that may interest you: