Video: Workforce Development Peer Network Webinar Part I—Learn the Field from an Expert

Were you a matched funder in the 2013-14 Workforce Development Matching Grant? Did you attend the workforce development session at this year's conference? Are you interested in learning more about services in the United States, Israel, or elsewhere that provide the “life-tools” for clients to lift themselves from poverty into solid self-support, preferably on a career track?

If so, this interactive webinar featuring Marci Hunn, Program Director for Workforce Development at The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation is for you. Marci presented an overview of current trends in the field, explained the Weinberg Foundation's funding priorities in this program area, and shared best practices she's learned over the years.

About the presenter:
Marci Hunn is the Program Director for Workforce Development at The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation in Baltimore, Maryland. She manages a grants portfolio of more than $12 million annually for local, national, and international organizations that support job-readiness, adult entrepreneurship, and financial literacy projects. Marci managed the $3.6 million Workforce Development Matching Grant initiative,, in partnership with JFN in 2013-14.

In addition to her grant making responsibilities, Marci manages the Weinberg Sector Skills Academy in partnership with The Aspen Institute’s Workforce Strategies Initiative, co-manages the implementation of the Homecare Aide Workforce Initiative in NYC, and is the liaison for the Weinberg Foundation’s place-based funding initiative in the Kiryat HaYovel neighborhood in Jerusalem.

Prior to joining the Weinberg Foundation, Marci spent more than six years as a program officer with the Corporation for National and Community Service in Washington, DC.