IAF Co-Director Ernesto Cortes Jr., participated in a panel discussion alongside Robert Walsh, NYC Small Business Services Commissioner, and Ray Suarez of PBS Newshour; the event was hosted by the Aspen Institute.
Cortes asserts, "There are all kinds of sectors which are begging people to come into their profession, but unfortunately there are not the long-term job training programs to revive those skilled workers.... A lot of the work we've had to do is the political work of creating the political will ...to create the funding streams to pay for training..."
Watch video of roundtable here: What Will It Take? Building the Economy We Want, The Aspen Institute
Today's Jobs Require Long-Term Training, Kansas City Infozine
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