Third Sector Featured in #AdvanceEquity Campaign

This month, New Profit, Inc. launched the #AdvanceEquity campaign. The creative campaign seeks to expand equity in America by sparking dialogue and action. It asks a critical question – "how do we change as a nation to reduce inequity?"

Third Sector offered one answer to this question by highlighting its second cohort of Social Innovation Fund sub-recipients. With nearly 6 million youth in the United States disconnected from school and work, the time for progress in workforce development is now.

The impact of these programs will go beyond their jurisdictions, providing the basis of workforce system blueprint designed to scale the use of Pay-for-Performance contracting nationally. The chance to shift status-quo job training to comprehensive services that address structural inequity is rare – and Third Sector is helping communities across the country take advantage