Access to Childcare is Essential to Recovery
After the wildfires of 2017, the Santa Rosa Metro Chamber partnered with the education community in Sonoma County to make the business case for critical policy changes and investments that would support the development of new centers and open new slots to the thousands of children on childcare wait lists.
Across four phases of our nation’s talent pipeline, we explore the stories of employers investing in the workforce of today and tomorrow to close the skills gap.
Entry Point to School Readiness
High-quality, early childhood education to ensure success from the start
Preparing Students for Success
Access to educational opportunities for all students through critical K-12 years
Bridging Classroom to Career
Postsecondary and on-the-job learning for successful transitions from school to career
Investing in Talent for Tomorrow
Strategic partnerships to strengthen talent development aligned to business needs
See How Businesses are Using Tomorrow’s Tech to Grow Today’s Talent
Leveraging emerging technology can be daunting, but these employers are finding a great return on that investment when applying innovative techniques to talent and workforce development practices.
Stories by State
About this Initiative
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness. The Chamber Foundation’s Center for Education and Workforce engages with and empowers business to lead the way as we tackle the most pressing education and workforce issues facing our country.
This website shares initiatives led by businesses dedicated to shaping the workforce of today and tomorrow to meet the needs of a dynamic economy. These initiatives are models of successful public/private partnerships that have immediate impact on their surrounding communities.
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