FWCA is a non-profit workforce development agency that has multiservice resources to leverage and assist customers on the pathway to self-sustainability. FWCA’s primary mission is to implement programs that set youth, adults and families on a pathway to sustainable careers, secondary education, or training by emphasizing preemployment skills and reality-based learning. An organizing principle of FWCA is to deliver integrated services that lead to family economic stability over the long term for customers irrespective of race, creed or color in the St. Louis region. FWCA utilizes an integrated service delivery (ISD) approach with workforce development services as its core strategy, while integrating financial, mental health and wellness, entrepreneurship, transportation, childcare, and legal services as a means of removing barriers to employment, education, and skills upgrade. FWCA has implemented the ISD approach for innovative workforce solutions and is nationally recognized as a premier workforce center in the nation.

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Today, Ascend at the Aspen Institute (Ascend) announced that 11 new Parent Advisors have joined its Postsecondary Success for Parents initiative (PSP) to help shape Ascend’s expanded agenda to improve higher education policy and practice for student parents.
Press ReleasesSeptember 29, 2022
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Our world has changed. The wave of uncertainty touched off by the pandemic is becoming an ongoing process of relearning how to live, work and care for our families. A powerful national movement for racial justice around the world is making clear that we need a new social contract. Our nation faces a reckoning with …

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BlogJuly 28, 2020
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Contact: Lindsay Broyhill Ascend at the Aspen Institute lindsay.broyhill@aspeninstitute.org  Bold Leaders to Advance Innovative Strategies for Families’ Health and Economic Prosperity  Aspen Institute Launches New Partners and Advisors in Aspen Family Prosperity Innovation Community  Washington, DC – Ascend at the Aspen Institute is proud to announce the new partners and advisors the Aspen Family Prosperity Innovation Community, Ascend’s initiative for breakthrough innovations and collaborations that position families to reach educational …

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BlogJuly 22, 2020