Gainful Employment and Independence is one of four key outcome areas APHSA seeks to impact through a transformed human service system. Through aligned and person-centered programs, flexible funding, meaningful accountability, and strategic partnerships, we can provide the opportunities and supports that will help low-income individuals get a job, keep a job, and start down a sustainable career path.
For low-income people, having a job and staying in the workforce are critical to achieving economic mobility and greater wellbeing. However, many low-income people do not have equal access to opportunity, and face barriers to full participation in our nation’s economy. Human service agencies and their partners play a critical role in supporting access to opportunity, employment, self-sufficiency, and greater individual capacity for low-income individuals and families.
The APHSA Center for Employment & Economic Well-Being (CEEWB) was established to be a central source of information, resources, discussion and development relating to workforce engagement and gainful employment. The Center facilitates collaboration across stakeholders, and identifies and promotes practice models, funding structures, and policies that can best support and enable gainful employment and self-sufficiency for individuals and families.
New policy brief on SNAP:
Policy & Practice Articles:
View all of the articles in the Policy & Practice - Special CEEWB Series!
CEEWB's 2017 Hot Topics Webinar Series:
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 8:30-4:00 PM Eastern, Washington DC
Mathematica’s Center for Studying Disability Policy, Thursday, June 22, 2017, 12:00-1:30 PM Eastern
LEAD Center, Monday, June 26, 2017, 3:00-4:30 PM Eastern
Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC), Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern
WorkforceGPS, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 3:00-4:30 PM Eastern
National Association for Welfare Research & Statistics, July 30-August 2, 2017, Pittsburg, PA
The Aspen Institute’s Expanding Prosperity Impact Collaborative (EPIC), June 2017
National Taskforce on Workforce Development for People with Disabilities
MDRC, February 2017
U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration, April 2016