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David Griffith, executive director and head coach of Episcopal Community Services

Head Coach David Griffith moderates a panel to discuss solutions to the workforce crisis

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)