Investing in Change: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities For Women in the Washington Region's Labor Force

Aug 20, 2015 | by
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In this issue brief, we focus on promising approaches to building economic security for women through workforce development. In the following pages, we share the latest employment and labor force participation trends for working women in the Washington region, with a particular focus on low-income women. We identify some of the strategies of successful workforce development programs that support these women, and conclude with concrete steps that funders, policymakers, advocates, employers, and individuals can take to provide women with the effective education and job training programs they need to build economic security and change the trajectory of their lives.