The Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development (OWD) distributed more than $15 million from July 2019 – June 2020 to 88 organizations that serve Boston’s workers, according to the newly released Fiscal Year 2020 annual report, Boston’s Workforce Recovery: Resilience and Racial Equity. These organizations provided valuable job training, education, career coaching, English instruction, youth programs, and apprenticeship opportunities.

These services were especially crucial in a year marked by the challenges of the pandemic. OWD responded to the crisis with a number of interventions, such as:

The report also amplifies citywide efforts to promote racial equity in Boston’s workforce. These include:

Download the full report.

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