Case Studies

INNOVATIVE MODELS FOR AN INCLUSIVE WORKFORCE

University Hospitals

In Cleveland, Ohio, University Hospitals is working in partnership with community- based organizations to connect diverse residents from high-poverty neighborhoods to available frontline positions, and then intentionally to internal career development...

West Philadelphia Skills Initiative

In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative is building the local workforce capacity to meet anchor institutions’ (including health systems’) hiring needs, and connecting diverse residents from high- poverty neighborhoods to ...

Emergency Medical Services Corps

In Alameda County, California, EMS Corps is increasing the number of underrepresented emergency medical technicians by connecting young men of color to mentorship and job training opportunities.

Partners HealthCare

In Boston, Massachusetts, Partners HealthCare is offering paid internship programs with pathways to hire and providing coaching and tuition assistance for internal advancement for frontline employees.

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

In Aurora, Colorado, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is prioritizing community engagement and partnering with local workforce intermediaries to provide training to diverse, local residents for high-need, high-turnover jobs.

Johns Hopkins University & Health System

In Baltimore, Maryland, Johns Hopkins University & Health System is connecting forecasting, training, and hiring departments to create a workforce strategy that prioritizes hiring diverse, local residents, and then providing intentional internal career...