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Presented By: Poverty Solutions

WORK / FORCE: Solving for Jobs, Mobility and Equity in an Era of Rapid Change

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WORK / FORCE: Solving for Jobs, Mobility and Equity in an Era of Rapid Change
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Welcoming Remarks, H. Luke Shaefer, Faculty Director, Poverty Solutions
Keynote Address: Greg Foran, President and CEO of Walmart US and Julie Gehrki, Vice President of Philanthropy at Walmart
Moderating by Broderick Johnson, Senior of Counsel, Covington and Burling LLP, former Obama Administration Cabinet Secretary and Chair of the My Brother’s Keeper Task Force

5:00 - 5:20PM
Dinner Buffet

5:20-6:00 PM
Perspectives on Finding Work in Michigan
Moderated by Shamar Herron, Deputy Director of MichiganWorks! Southeast
Panelists include participants in workforce development programs throughout the state

6:00-6:30PM
Discussion and Dessert

6:30-7:30PM
Rising to the Occasion: Public and Private Sector Roles in Workforce Development

Rising to the Occasion: Public & Private Sector Roles in Workforce Development: A discussion of key workforce development strategies and directions in Michigan.

Moderator and opening remarks: Jeff Donofrio, Executive Director of Workforce Development, City of Detroit

Panelists: Jim Jacobs, President Emeritus, Macomb Community College; Jeannine LaPrad, Corporation for a Skilled Workforce; Sharon Miller, CCMP, Michigan Talent Architect, Consumer Energy HR/Learning and Development

CLOSING REMARKS
Jerry Davis, Associate Dean Business + Impact, Ross School of Business

Co-sponsored by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Youth Policy Lab, School of Education, and Ross School of Business, Business + Impact
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