Economic Opportunities Program

Connecting People to Work: Workforce Intermediaries and Sector Strategies

Edited by Maureen Conway and Robert P. Giloth

Maureen Conway, Vice President at the Aspen Institute, and Robert P. Giloth, Vice President, Center for Community and Economic Opportunity at the Annie E. Casey Foundation, deliver a robust collection, including perspectives from philanthropy, policy, research, and practice, to chart how sector-based workforce development has evolved over thirty years, with a special focus on the past ten. The book brings the wisdom of thoughtful leaders in the field together to consider how the role of workforce intermediaries can continue to evolve in ways that inform public and private investments and policy decisions that help workers find training opportunities and meaningful, quality employment.  



The book is available in soft cover format for immediate order through  An electronic version of the book is available through Amazon Kindle

AspenWSI is grateful to the Annie E. Casey Foundation for their collaboration and support in the development of this work.

See the recording of the book talk around the launch of Connecting People to Work from June 12, 2014.

Editors Conway and Giloth on Connecting People to Work

An Up-Close Look at a Workforce Intermediary: The Emerald Cities Collaborative

How can philanthropy support business models that create good jobs?

How should state and federal entities work together to move workforce policy forward?

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