In 2014, the District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund commenced a primary research project to develop a scaffolded work-based learning conceptual model targeted at out-of-school, out-of-work (OSOW) young adults in their early- to mid-twenties.
BRIDGING THE GAP: Building a Continuum of Scaffolded Work-Based Learning Activities to Connect Philadelphia’s Out-of-School, Out-of-Work Young People to Healthcare Career Pathways
White House document on promising American upskilling strategies features the Training Fund (page 13) and a joint AFSCME/SEIU national healthcare apprenticeship initiative in which the Fund and its employer partners are playing key roles (page 29). READ
Rutgers report prepared in partnership with Training Fund employer partner Liberty Resources features interviews with homecare consumers and finds that consumers overwhelmingly support increased training opportunities for care workers. READ
For four decades, the District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund, a pioneering joint labor-management healthcare workforce development partnership, has provided job-driven training and education services to incumbent workers and low-income community residents. READ
The District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund's CHW Registered Apprenticeship integrates systems and braids funding sources to help get long-term unemployed Pennsylvanians back to work. READ
White House report on America's long-term unemployment crisis features the District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund's DOL-funded On-the-Job Training (OJT) program. READ
District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund Executive Director Cheryl Feldman outlines the Fund's innovative approach to integrated basic skills education and occupational training. READ