Joint Center Senior Policy Analyst Justin Nalley was interviewed by the New York Amsterdam News on the Joint Center’s report that analyzes data reported in the Registered Apprenticeship Partners Information Database System from the U.S. Department of Labor to highlight these structural barriers.
“Apprenticeships provide critical pathways for workers to land good jobs where they can build unique skills and make a fair wage to provide for their families,” said Justin Nalley, senior policy analyst of the Joint Center’s Workforce Policy Program. “Unfortunately, like many federal programs in our nation’s history, Black workers have been blocked from unlocking the full potential of apprenticeship programs.”
Read the article here.
Read the report, Five Charts To Understand Black Registered Apprentices in the United States, here.