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Skills Matter

Skills Matter

Career skills matter to individuals, their families and communities and to the economy overall, thus workforce development and support is Everyone’s Business!

Connect with us –The future workforce is here and needs your support to build capacity, provide funding for tuition, training and work supports.

Key Facts to Consider


  • Skill gaps limit opportunities for individuals and have multiple consequences
  • Everyone benefits from a skilled workforce - individuals and families, business and industry, communities and the overall economy.

Statistics for Funders

40% of low-skilled Americans have earnings in the bottom fifth of the wage spectrum.

Statistics for Funders 2

States with better-educated workforces have higher economic growth and higher wages.

Making Skills Everyone’s Business - A Call to Transform Adult Learning in the United States, U. S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education