Jun 7 2022

Out-of-School Time Bimonthly Funder Meetup: June 2022

Grantmakers for Education

Virtual

June 7, 2:00pm ET

Join the EdFunders Out-of-School Time Impact Group for an ongoing conversation with Grantmakers for Education members who fund or are interested in funding the out-of-school time sector. Each video call will provide opportunities for learning and collaboration.

Register once for the ongoing series and join as your schedule allows. Registration is open to Grantmakers for Education member funders.

Calls are scheduled from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET on the first Tuesday every other month.

Tuesday, June 7, 2:00-3:30 pm: Funders’ Role in Improving Job Quality in the Youth Development Field

In Fall 2021, the OST Impact Group hosted a series of conversations in its Monthly Stakeholder Calls about the youth development workforce. The discussions addressed challenges and emerging solutions to hiring and retaining staff; policy opportunities; strategies for building diverse pipelines of leaders in the field; and thinking about a comprehensive agenda that could lead to systems level change to support the workforce. 

In the June 7 Bimonthly Funder Meetup, we’ll revisit the workforce discussions and learn about two emerging efforts to address job quality. First, National Afterschool Association will share its progress in developing a framework for increasing job quality for the afterschool/OST field. We’ll also hear from speakers from the Families & Workers Fund along with their philanthropic & Department of Labor partners to learn about their efforts to increase and measure job quality with the goal of creating a more equitable economy.

Speakers:

  • Jenny Weissbourd, Families & Workers Fund, Senior Program Manager, Policy & Partnerships

  • Chike Aguh, U.S. Department of Labor, Chief Innovation Officer
  • Angelica Portillo, National Afterschool Association, Director of Advocacy and Workforce Initiatives

Please join us in this funder-only learning space to learn about these emerging efforts and how funders can help move the work forward. If you have not already registered, click here.

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