We’re proud to share that our former grantee Hopeworks is launching a second site in Philadelphia, with a goal of training and placing about 60 young Philadelphia residents in its first year.
Congratulations, Dan and team! Your strong track record and thorough planning continues to opens doors. Keep up the great work!Read More >
Work Shift interviews Marcy Lab School co-founder Reuben Ogbonna about the always-present questions of growth and scale, what he hears from employers, and how postsecondary education can change to give students better choices.Read More >
Young Social Impact Heroes: Why and How Kalani Leifer of COOP Careers Is Helping To Change Our World10.27.2021 |
“Start small and earn the right to exist.” Kalani Leifer, founder of AB grantee COOP, shares his personal backstory and what he’s learned during his startup journey. Click through to read a thoughtful interview with a humble, reflective and gifted leader.Read More >
Arbor Rising News
Each year, we revise and re-publish our DEI Commitment. This 2023 edition features updated DEI metrics, reflections, and our additional efforts around equity in the year ahead.
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In this report, Arbor Rising articulates a methodology for estimating return on investment (ROI) for workforce development nonprofits. The aim is to help funders and job training organizations continue to move towards common language, comprehensive evaluation standards, and, especially, cost-per-outcome benchmarks. Included in the report are ROI estimates for twelve high-performing workforce development organizations in our network who graciously shared or published detailed program and outcomes data.Read More >
Herein we introduce our 2022-2023 second-stage portfolio, share some tips for optimizing 1-on-1 check-ins, and circulate our latest “Hindsights” along with more exciting News from our Network.Read More >