Public Sector Solutions, Economic Mobility, Education, Pay It Forward Funds
In this episode of WorkingNation’s Work in Progress podcast, Ramona Schindelheim, editor-in-chief of WorkingNation, sits down with David Socolow, NJ HESAA Executive Director, and Tracy Palandjian, CEO and Co-Founder of Social Finance, to discuss the New Jersey Pay It Forward Program, a first-in-nation recycling workforce fund preparing New Jersey residents for in-demand, family-sustaining jobs.
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This program is very much thinking about how we align NJ's workforce development and economic development agenda. Students enroll at no upfront cost. I love the phrase that Governor Murphy uses—‘The living stipend and the wraparound support services are all on the house,’ meaning that it’s grant-funded, it’s not going to be repaid.
CEO and Co-Founder, Social Finance
New Jersey Pay It Forward Program Launch Event
Hudson County Community College hosted a launch event for the New Jersey Pay It Forward Program, a joint initiative of Governor Phil Murphy, the State of New Jersey, New Jersey CEO Council, and Social Finance.