Thursday, February 18, 2021 3:00 PM ~ 4:00 PM ET

Learners and workers have a lot to say about how to create more equitable education and workforce systems that fuel economic advancement for all. Now more than ever, it’s critically important to ensure that discussions and decisions about them don’t take place without them.

Description

Hear two of these vital voices during Episode 7 of “It Started at Horizons." JFF’s Mamadou Ndiaye will host a conversation with X-Cel Education Services graduate Sabastian Holden and Diamond Staley, assistant technical instructor at NPower Maryland.

With their lived experiences driving the discussion, Sabastian and Diamond will describe some of the opportunities and challenges that learners and workers face, particularly in the context of the COVID-19 crisis. They'll also offer solutions for how educators, employers, and community leaders can better support and empower them during the pandemic and long after it ends.

JFF will continue to directly involve learners and workers in our efforts to build a future that works. Stay tuned to hear more.

Meanwhile, don't miss this important episode!

 


Moderator(s)

Mamadou Ndiaye - JFF