Future of Work

Improving Training to Brighten the Future of Black Workers

The Joint Center’s fact sheet, Improving Training to Brighten the Future of Black Workers, summarizes the research that will be detailed in our forthcoming report, Evaluating African American Outcomes to Improve Workforce Training Programs.

The report urges for better analysis and disclosure of outcomes by race to ensure that training programs are effective for African Americans. Effective training programs are critical to help Black workers obtain “good jobs,” as McKinsey & Company estimates that 23 percent (4.6 million) of Black workers could face job displacement by 2030 as a result of automation.

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6-page fact sheet

The full report will be released in the fall.

Thanks to Google.org for its support of this research, and thanks to the Lumina Foundation for its support in disseminating the work.


About Joint Center

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, America’s Black think tank, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1970 and based in Washington, DC. The Joint Center's mission is to inform and illuminate the nation's major public policy debates through research, analysis, and information dissemination in order to improve the socioeconomic status of Black communities in the United States; expand their effective participation in the political and public policy arenas; and promote communication and relationships across racial and ethnic lines to strengthen the nation's pluralistic society.