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  • AP Blog
    Posted 1/16/2019 3:56 PM by Heidi Sheppard
    America’s Promise grantees have just completed the second year of the four-year grant program and the momentum remains strong. Our Technical Assistance team recently asked each America’s Promise project about their proudest moments in 2018. Below are notable achievements from each of our 23 projects.
  • AP Blog2
    Posted 5/14/2018 3:17 PM by Heidi Sheppard
    The Research Foundation (RF) City University of New York (CUNY) TechWorks Initiative is a comprehensive, industry-driven strategy to develop and sustain a talent pipeline that proactively meets employers’ needs for Information Technology workers who possess the knowledge and skills to succeed in New York’s booming technology and innovation sector.
     
  • AP Blog
    Posted 5/4/2018 4:40 PM by Heidi Sheppard

    The use of portfolios in the employment process is growing, particularly in the Information Technology (IT) sector. If you are not already doing so, you may want to consider investigating how portfolios can help your America’s Promise participants.

  • AP Blog2
    Posted 4/11/2018 2:33 PM by Kevin Mauro

    We are so excited that H-1B grantees now have access to the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration’s performance reporting system, Workforce Integrated Performance System (WIPS), and successfully submitted the Quarterly Progress Reports (QPRs) for the quarter ending December 31, 2017.

  • AP Blog
    Posted 3/1/2018 6:47 PM by Kevin Mauro
    America’s Promise grantees are just over a year into their period of performance and they are already expanding partnerships, strengthening career pathways, and increasing opportunities for all Americans to prosper. The America’s Promise Technical Assistance team asked grantees about the lessons they learned and the successes, challenges, and surprises they experienced over the past year. 
  • AP Blog2
    Posted 1/25/2018 3:41 PM by Kevin Mauro
    Grantee Expands Partnership with Local Employer
  • AP Blog2
    Posted 12/21/2017 9:52 PM by Kevin Mauro

    Welcome to the America’s Promise Community of Practice (CoP)!

  • AP Blog2
    Posted 12/1/2017 9:50 PM by Kevin Mauro
    A Good Outreach Strategy Starts with Knowing Who You Serve