NEWSLETTER | December 2020 | Volume 5 | Issue 11
Driving the national workforce agenda and providing value-added member services
Conferences & Meetings
Registration Now Open!

The 2021 Winter Policy Forum will be held virtually February 10-11, 2021.

The Winter Policy Forum is a gathering for NASWA state workforce members to discuss current and developing trends in the workforce system and how they will be affected by changes occurring in the national landscape. The meeting focuses on collaborating with representatives from the Administration, Congress, U.S. Department of Labor, Intergovernmental (IGO) partner organizations, WIOA partner groups, and other D.C. policy-making groups.
Member* Registration - No Cost
*A member is State Workforce Agency staff/personnel
Non-Member* Registration - $150
*A non-member is anyone who is not employed by a State Workforce Agency.
Please register by
February 1, 2021
Do you have a topic or speaker suggestion for the 2021 Winter Policy Forum? Let us know!

This 2-minute survey will help us develop program content that meets your, and your organization's, needs and interests to better serve your community.
Please submit your suggestions by December 11, 2020
DECEMBER VIRTUAL MEETINGS
NASWA Services
INTRODUCING THE ALL-NEW
UI INTEGRITY CENTER WEBSITE

The UI Integrity Center has a new home! Visit naswa.org/integrity-center to see its fresh, new look and learn how the Integrity Center can help your state with its UI integrity efforts.
NASWA in Action
COALITION LETTER IN SUPPORT OF TANF EXTENSION
This letter represents the membership organizations that reflect the country’s state legislatures, counties, cities, and state and local workforce and health and human services agencies. As our state and local systems work to support children and families in response to the public health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, a one-year TANF extension will provide stability and continuity to a critical program that helps to build strong and resilient communities. We look forward to working with Congress in the coming months on bi-partisan policy reform that enables TANF to best support the economic mobility and well-being of families.

NASWA POLICY DIRECTOR CHAIRS PANEL
AT RESEARCH CONFERENCE
NASWA Policy Director Yvette Chocolaad highlighted workforce development issues at the fall research-to-policy conference of the Association for Public Policy and Management (APPAM). Yvette, an APPAM member, chaired the panel Policy Tools for the Next Recovery: Poverty Measurement, Social Safety Net Participation, and Reemployment after COVID-19. The session drew on... Read More
NASWA POLICY DIRECTOR PARTICIPATES ON
MILITARY FAMILIES SUMMIT PANEL
NASWA Veterans Policy Director Lori Adams was a panelist at Goodwill Industries recent Veteran and Military Families Virtual Summit on November 13. She was joined by representatives from The Mission Continues and Goodwill for a discussion on “Leveraging the Collective Power of Partnership.”
What's Happening in the States
ALABAMA
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
MARYLAND
COVID-19 Resources
You can search Reemployment & Recovery COVID-19 topics in addition to Unemployment Insurance topics.

NASWA Members (state workforce agency personnel) have additional resources and solutions available for internal use only. This requires your NASWA Member login to access.
Workforce Jobs
Have you seen the jobs available on our Workforce Jobs page?

View the most recent job listings or email webmaster@naswa.org to submit a workforce development-related job.
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