NYACH and New York City Workforce Innovation Fund Recognized Nationally as Exemplary Collaborative

Initiative Updates

NYACH and the New York City Workforce Innovation Fund (WIF) received the “Chair’s Award for Exemplary Collaborative” from the National Fund for Workforce Solutions at their annual conference held in Baltimore on June 17-19.  In addition, the League of Voluntary Hospitals and Homes of New York and Urban Health Plan were amongst those recognized as frontline healthcare worker champions. The conference convened funding collaboratives, industry partnerships, employers, education and training providers, foundations, and other workforce development stakeholders from around the country to share lessons learned and best practices. A video about NYACH and the WIF’s history, approach, and impact was shown at the ceremony.  Agenda, presentations, materials, and videos from the NFWS Annual Conference are available here.

NFWS Award with NYCT, 6-17-15

Patricia Jenny, Vice President for Grants at the New York Community Trust (left), and Shawna Trager, Executive Director at NYACH (right)