Session Construction trades are among the first jobs to re-open and grow as the Country recovers from COVID-19. While this provides an opportunity for getting un- and under-employed individuals back to work, historically Black and Latinx communities have been excluded from meaningful access to job opportunities in construction. This uneven access, while exacerbated by COVID-19, […]
Owning the Recovery Through Smart and Equitable Investment” – How to leverage energy infrastructure and workforce development to build community equity and resilience
As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, city, county and state governments are experiencing serious health, fiscal, economic and environmental challenges. Because of limited ability of monetary policy to drive a recovery from this unprecedented combination of factors, communities across the country will need innovative financial and process solutions to move people to an equitable and prosperous future. This workshop will help participants discuss and iterate on solutions identified in the recently published article by the same title. In this article we suggested new practical education programs for workforce development in growth sectors (e.g. Integrated Demand Side Management, Cybersecurity, AI, Blockchain etc.) and a community based system for developing an equitable system for renewable energy infrastructure.
Mark Hall – https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-hall-214926b/
Phil Dillard – https://www.linkedin.com/in/phildillard/