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Monday, January 27 • 15:45 - 17:00
205: Transforming Workforce Systems

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Big workforce problems require innovative, transformative, and lasting solutions. The Workforce Funder Collaborative was formed in Toronto to catalyze and support systemic change for a more inclusive workforce. Representatives from the Collaborative will share insights on how funding and programming approaches can support quality jobs and economic mobility for disadvantaged workers, while meeting employers' talent needs, and how the Collaborative hopes to advance workforce systems change.

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Ben Liadsky

Program Manager | Gestionnaire de programme, The Counselling Foundation of Canada
Ben Liadsky is the Program Officer at The Counselling Foundation of Canada and an Evaluation Consultant at Taylor Newberry Consulting. He has 10 plus years of experience in the non-profit sector in a variety of roles from evaluation to program management to communications. Ben also... Read More →
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Nation Cheong

Vice-President, Community Opportunities & Mobilization, United Way Greater Toronto
Nation Cheong is a respected partnership builder, strategic thinker, community animator, artist, musician and teacher who has dedicated his professional and personal time to community development strategies with a focus on supporting young people in communities across the GTA. In... Read More →
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Adriana Beemans

Director, Inclusive Local Economies Program, Metcalf Foundation
Adriana Beemans leads the Metcalf Foundation’s Inclusive Local Economies program, supporting long-term strategies that create sustainable economic opportunities for low income people in Toronto. With 20 years of program design and project management experience in the non-profit... Read More →


Monday January 27, 2020 15:45 - 17:00 EST
Room | Salle 205