Upwardly Global is working to build a vibrant U.S. workforce where immigrants, including refugees and asylees, are welcomed, integrated and fully able to contribute to the economy, their communities, and our shared future. Our “Invest in Inclusion” agenda outlines policy priorities critical to building a competitive workforce.
ADVANCE NEWCOMERS’ FULL INTEGRATION INTO LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND ECONOMIES
Advance investments in workforce development and education programs
Upwardly Global calls for strong federal, state, and local investments in workforce development programs that connect U.S. workers–including immigrants–with pathways so they can use their skills, including apprenticeship programs and other work-based learning models and tailored ESL instruction.
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SUPPORT SYSTEMS THAT CHAMPION IMMIGRANTS’ POTENTIAL & SKILLS
CELEBRATE THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF REFUGEES AND ASYLEES