World Cafe on Jobs & Workforce Development
March 17, 2016. Saint Peter's Church & World Outreach Center
This world café drew 80 participants who discussed barriers to employment, job skills straining for low-income individuals and how to create better paying jobs.
Prompts for the table discussions were:
1. How might we create more living-wage jobs in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County?
2. How can we overcome primary barriers to employment, such as felony record, ageism, racism, sexism, unpredictable schedules for low-wage workers, and others?
3. How can we expand access to job training/skills programs, enabling more low-income individuals to secure steady work?