Job seekers, employers and communities all benefited from workforce programs under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), according to a new report and companion paper released by the National Governors Association.
State Strategies for Global Trade and Investment examines actions governors can take to develop more robust international strategies in conjunction with their state’s overall economic development strategy.
The National Governors Association (NGA) today named Jennifer Brooks as director of the Economic, Human Services and Workforce Division of the NGA Center for Best Practices (NGA Center).
The NGA Center for Best Practices Economic, Human Services & Workforce (EHSW) Division provides information, research, policy analysis, technical assistance and resource development for governors and their staff across a range of policy issues. The division covers economic development and innovation; workforce development focused on industry-based strategies; pathways to employment and populations with special needs; and human services for children, youth, low-income families and people with disabilities.