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JFF Apprenticeship Equity Solutions for Employers and Sponsors

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JFF Apprenticeship Equity Solutions for Employers and Sponsors

May 4 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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One event on May 4, 2022 at 2:30 pm

One event on May 5, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Join JFF’s National Innovation Hub for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in Registered Apprenticeship in this first-of-its-kind, two-day virtual summit to hear from employers across the country on how they’re using the earn-and-learn model of apprenticeship to build skilled, diverse workforces. You’ll come away with:
  • An understanding of how work-based learning programs can increase an organization’s diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA)
  • Practical tips and advice from companies who are doing this work
  • Ideas for tangible next steps and access to no-cost support in developing or enhancing equitable apprenticeship programs

Who should attend?

There is something for all apprenticeship stakeholders at this event. We especially encourage you to share this invite with the employers in your network—business owners, executives, heads of diversity and equity offices, HR professionals, hiring managers, and apprenticeship sponsors.

Following the mainstage event on May 4, employers are invited to attend an exclusive, interactive forum from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. ET to connect with peers and candidly discuss challenges, opportunities, and questions.

Getting Serious: Apprenticeship Equity Solutions for Employers and Sponsors

Wednesday, May 4

  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET
  • 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. ET Exclusive Employer Forum

Thursday, May 5

  • 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET

Companies that aren’t recruiting, building, and supporting diverse workforces are falling behind. Especially now, at a time when talent is at a premium.

You’ve no doubt read articles that say diversifying your workforce expands your access to people with a broad range of skills and a broad range of viewpoints and ideas. But how do you put those ideas into practice and position your company to recruit and retain people from a wide range of backgrounds? And how do you ensure that you can find candidates with the skills you need when you start recruiting outside of your tried-and-true talent pipelines?

Innovative organizations of all sizes and industries are applying modern apprenticeships to fulfill their needs for dynamic workforces that can quickly adapt to the latest trends, technologies, and customer demands. From IT and health care, building trades to finance, cybersecurity and human resources, apprenticeships are a growing training approach in today’s most in-demand occupations and industries.

You’ll come away with:

  • an understanding of how work-based learning programs can increase diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) in your organization;
  • practical tips and advice from other companies who are doing this work; and
  • ideas for tangible next steps and access to no-cost support in developing or enhancing an equitable apprenticeship program at your organization.

This event will be of particular value to business owners, executives, heads of diversity and equity offices, HR professionals, hiring managers, and apprenticeship sponsors. Whether your business is large or small, union or non-union, has an apprenticeship or is just thinking about one, you’ll find helpful solutions to drive DEIA within your workforce.

Don’t miss out on this virtual event—reserve your spot today!

Wednesday, May 4: What DEIA in Apprenticeship Means for You: Join us to explore why it’s important to prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility when you’re developing an apprenticeship program.

Closed-door Employer Forum: An exclusive conversation in which business leaders can candidly share thoughts and ideas about the opportunities, challenges, and questions involved with recruiting and retaining a more diverse workforce through Registered Apprenticeship.

Thursday, May 5: How to Make DEIA in Apprenticeship a Reality: Business leaders offer practical advice on how to prepare your organization to support diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in apprenticeship. You’ll learn how to forge partnerships and engage with key stakeholders, and how to build truly inclusive apprenticeship programs that support workers and improve retention by strengthening their connection to your organization.

This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA). The product was created by the recipient and does not necessarily reflect the official position of DOL/ETA. DOL/ETA makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership. This product is copyrighted by the institution that created it.

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May 4 at 2:30pm - May 4 at 3:30pm

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