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Wednesday, November 2 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
America's workforce development system: 20 million reasons why it needs to work

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What is the U.S. workforce development system? Why does it matter? How do billions of taxpayer dollars serve the millions of jobseekers in America? As Code for America deepens its commitment to a more effective system, this session will lay the groundwork for the challenges we face and where there's room for improvement - especially around technology. 


Moderator
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Amy Wallace

Assistant Director, California Workforce Development Board
Amy Wallace was appointed Assistant Director of the California Workforce Development Board by Governor Jerry Brown in 2013.  Amy has worked with foundations, community organizations, and the private sector, as well as the Departments of Labor and Education on developing sector- based solutions to workforce challenges.  While with San Francisco’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development, she designed and developed the... Read More →

Speakers
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Pascal Carole

Fellow, Economic Development, Code for America
Pascal is a developer originally from Martinique. He spent his early career at Microsoft both as an engineer and a product manager. Prior to Code for America, Pascal led the engineering team at Do.com as the company grew from three people to what it is today. Pascal is a proud Michigan Wolverine.
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Josh Copus

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, National Association of Workforce Boards
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Caitlin Docker

Content and Community Manager, Code for America
Caitlin joined Code for America in November 2015. She's documenting best practices from the 2016 fellows and Brigades while facilitating a Community of Practice where civic leaders can share lessons, challenges, and innovations. Before joining Code for America, Caitlin worked as a senior account executive at GMMB, focusing on corporate social impact and issue communications. She has more than four years of experience supporting... Read More →
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Charlie Terrell

Project Manager, National Association of State Workforce Agencies


Wednesday November 2, 2016 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Room 201

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