On Friday, June 4, 2021, David Griffith, executive director and head coach of Episcopal Community Services (ECS), moderated a panel of regional workforce development professionals to discuss solutions to the workforce crisis.
The Future of Work Forum - Addressing the Workforce Shortage Crisis was a Facebook Live event organized by Ride To Work and OIC of America.
As employment and high-paying jobs continue to remain a challenge for Americans, what is the best way to address this growing shortage? How can we prepare our community for careers in high-demand areas? These questions and more were discussed in an all-star panel of workforce development professionals.
Solution-focused host Ride to Work is an innovative transportation provider in the region dedicated to assisting in workforce development for low-income and vulnerable workers with barriers to employment.
Click below to revisit the panel in its entirety!
The panel of experts included:
- Latoya Edmond, Vice President of Workforce Development & Economic Innovation, Philadelphia OIC
- Anne Gemmell, Director of Special Initiatives, Future Works Alliance PHL
- Souleymane Fall, Director of Employment Services, JEVS
- Sam Hanna, Regional Sales Manager, Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO)