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Sector Skills Academy

Aspen Institute

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Expanding Economic Opportunity
  • Grant Amount $250,000
  • Grant Period April 1, 2015–March 31, 2016
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

The Sector Skills Academy, a project of the Aspen Institute, has expanded the ranks of practitioners who are knowledgeable about sectoral employment strategies and want to become leaders in their field. The academy has drawn upon the experiences of leading sectoral practitioners who have direct knowledge of a wide range of approaches to effecting change that will benefit low-income workers. This grant will support the transition toward a more comprehensive system of national and local workforce leadership training.