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Transcript- Episode 114: The Intersection of Education and Incarceration: Addressing the School to Prison Pipeline Episode 114

Feb 27, 2024

00:00:00 Leslie

I think we do have a responsibility to that segment of the workforce because a lot of those individuals are going to be reentering to our communities and may find themselves in community college without our help. They may just find their way here and we're prepared to help them.

                


Feb 27, 2024

Could community college be a pattern disruptor for K-12 students primed for the prison pipeline? In this episode, host Salvatrice Cummo, Vice President of Economic & Workforce Development at Pasadena City College and Leslie Thompson, the Director of Operations, tackle the complex and often overlooked issue of the...


Transcript- Episode 113: Revisiting: How To Tackle Workforce Inequity with Kome Ajise Episode 113

Feb 13, 2024

00:00:00 Kome

But the issue, I think, that compels maybe an even more in-depth conversation is to what extent is that equitable? Do we all have access to being able to work at home? And so, the digital divide, I think, is the bigger issue here in the conversation about the future of the workplace.

                


Feb 13, 2024

How can we actively work towards equalizing educational opportunities for all students? The goal of Kome Ajise, the Director at the Southern California Association of Governments, is to level the playing field for EVERYONE. Kome will share with us how SCAG is encouraging a more sustainable Southern California, and what...


Transcript- Episode 112: What You Need To Know about Workforce Training Episode 112

Jan 30, 2024

 

00:00:00 Leslie

It is not just about getting the employees to be skilled so they can do more work, it's about getting them to be skilled so they can earn more money, so that they can have a better quality of life - so that the positions that you're training for are making a living wage, are increasing their wage, and...