This committee focuses on the education and workforce development needs of cities in order to build a skilled workforce for a 21st Century global economy. Specific issue areas included: Education; Workforce Development; Public Service Employment; STEM; At-Risk Youth; Summer Jobs; Youth Employment and Development; National Service; Dislocated Workers and Advanced Manufacturing among others.
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been three stimulus bills passed through Congress that have become law to provide emergency assistance to impacted Americans. The first bill, the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act (HR 6074), became law on March 6 and included $8.3 billion in emergency funding. The second bill