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.
Washington, D.C.— Tomorrow marks the two-year anniversary of the enactment of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). A critical component of this legislation was direct fiscal relief to local governments, which were devastated by unprecedented need and budget shortfalls as a result of the pandemic. Today, the U.S. Conference of Mayors has