Partnerships for a Skilled Workforce, Inc.

Intermediary — bringing together public institutions and businesses to find and implement solutions to labor market problems and advocate for policy change and for financing for those strategies.


Catalyst for change — applying workforce development research in the design of regional initiatives to ensure that there is a skilled workforce available to business and to increase individual's earning capacity.


Labor market analyst — continually scanning the market to identify issues—structural change in the industry and occupational mix in Metro Southwest, skills shortages, sluggish labor force growth, impact of foreign-born workers, and youth joblessness.