Solution Series - Business in the 21st Century

Fedcap Solution Series

The Fedcap Solution Series gathers employers, nonprofits, advocates and other thought-leaders to analyze the barriers between Americans and economic independence — and to develop informed and actionable plans to break through those barriers. 

October, 11, 2016 - Leading as Women: How Women are Increasing Productivity and Changing Business

March 30, 2016 - Addressing Employee Mental Health and Addiction: Improving Your Business Bottom Line

 
 

October 28, 2015 - A Conversation with Patrick Kennedy: Changing the National Discourse About Mental Health Issues and Addiction 

On Wednesday October 28, Congressman Patrick Kennedy spoke at Fedcap’s 10th Solutions Series. Mr. Kennedy served 16 years in Congress and is one of our country’s leading and most compelling advocate for changing the stigmatization of mental health and addiction, and improving access to care. 

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March 26, 2015 - Immigration and Its Impact on Business

October 23, 2014 - Minimum Wage Increase: Costs, Benefits and ComplexitiesA panel of distinguished thought leaders convened at the Mutual of America building in Manhattan to explore a range of questions related to immigration including visas, the untapped immigrant workforce, marketing a business to immigrant populations and cultural diversity in the workplace. 

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October 23, 2014 - Minimum Wage Increase: Costs, Benefits and Complexities

October 23, 2014 - Minimum Wage Increase: Costs, Benefits and ComplexitiesA distinguished panel of experts explore a topic that has inspired vigorous debate since the first federal minimum wage was instituted in the 1930s. Proponents and opponents of raising the minimum wage disagree about fundamental questions such as how it will affect employment and job creation; the impact on poverty; the impact on disadvantaged workers, and whether it will hurt or help small businesses. 

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March 27, 2014 - The Intersection of Workforce and Economic Development: Why it Matters to Employers

Solution Series: Intersection of Economic & Workforce DevelopmentFedcap President and CEO Christine McMahon welcomed over 150 people, including representatives from business, government, academia, think tanks and not-for-profit providers to the Mutual of America building for Fedcap’s 7th Solutions Series on the topic of the Intersection of Workforce and Economic Development. 

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October 23, 2013 - Leveraging the Older Workforce as a Competitive Advantage

Solution Series - Leveraging the Older Workforce as a Competitive AdvantageLeaders from the business and non-profit worlds attending Fedcap’s 6th Solutions Series forum heard corporate executives and experts in aging and the workplace discuss the profound demographic shift underway in the United States as the aging Baby Boomer Generation - healthy, robust and under economic pressure - remains in the workforce. 

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February 20, 2013 - Changing the Story: Building pathways to self-sufficiency for youth transitioning from child welfare and juvenile justice

Solution Series 03More than 120 leaders from education, government, business and nonprofits joined Fedcap on Wednesday to explore how to build college and careers into the lives of youth transitioning from child welfare and juvenile justice. Follow-up events were held in New Hampshire and New Jersey.

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May 31, 2012 - What every business should know about employing people with conviction histories

SS02Fedcap convened more than 140 representatives of business, government, nonprofits and the formerly incarcerated on May 31 in a frank and dynamic dialogue about the role of employment – and employers – in reducing recidivism. 

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November 11, 2011 - Connecting Veterans to Jobs: They've done their job. It's time to do ours.

ss01 ImageThe Solution Series launched on Nov. 11, 2011 - Veterans Day - with a lively dialogue among a distinguished panel of experts and an audience of 140, including representatives from private- and public-sector employers, nonprofits, service agencies, active military and veterans.

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