Collective Impact in Workforce Development: A Working Paper – Perspectives From the Field

Source: Annie E. Casey Foundation, March 2016

From the abstract:
This working paper explores the concept of collective impact in the workforce development field — its successes, limitations and potential for benefiting prospective employees and business alike. Drawing from interviews with experts, this report offers several examples of multisector collaboration and recommendations for implementing such strategies for funders, policymakers and organizations focused on employment and training.

In This Report, You’ll Learn
1 Why it’s difficult to define collective impact strategies across workforce sectors.
2 How goals should be set for collective impact in workforce development.
3 How public policy affects workforce development and collaboration.
4 What limits the success of collective impact strategies in the workforce development field.
5 The collective impact framework’s most significant contributions to workforce development.
Getting Systems in Sync: Leveraging Collective Impact Strategies to Connect People With Jobs
Source: Annie E. Casey Foundation blog, May 14, 2016