The working people now considered essential have been at the heart of Women Employed’s mission since 1973. And our work this year to advance equity for all has also been […]
Victory. At Women Employed, when we celebrate a victory, it means more women are safe and respected at work. More people have access to the training and education they need to […]
A toolkit to help bridge programs assess current provision of key transition services and plan for improvements.
This guide gives colleges, community organizations, and workforce agencies helpful tools to guide adult learners or first-time college students at different levels of experience and education through in-depth career exploration […]
This piece takes the reader through the different parts of our work to establish and expand career pathways in Chicago and Illinois, beginning with Shifting Gears in the early 2000s […]
Community colleges are at a crossroads. Pressure is mounting to increase enrollment and improve retention. At the same time, there are millions of adults who would benefit from a college […]
This worksheet is a companion to the policy brief, Good for Students, Good for Colleges: Investing in Bridge Programs as a Strategy for Success to allow colleges to calculate their […]
This policy brief gives a brief overview and description of bridge programs, which provide a path into education and training for adults with low literacy and math skills.
What is a bridge program? This fact sheet explains what bridge programs are, and how Women Employed is leading the effort to implement bridge programs in Illinois and nationwide, giving […]
This 125-page guide provides concrete guidance on how to develop and implement “bridge programs,” which help adult students improve their basic skills and succeed in college. The guide contains information […]
Community colleges are facing pressure to increase retention and completion rates. Enrollments and funding are declining. This fact sheet shows how bridge programs can be a strategy for success for […]
Moving Forward, Together. In a tumultuous year for our country, we have forged ahead to ensure all women can access fair workplaces, quality jobs, and education and training leading to […]
This is How Change Happens. It’s never a straight line. Advocacy campaigns are long battles with many twists and turns. New discoveries, barriers, and tactics emerge. Over four decades, Women […]