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Using Labor Market Information to Address Rural Workforce Challenges

Register now for a free webinar highlighting several rural workforce challenges and the role that university extension can play in addressing these challenges. It will also introduce the Future Opportunities for Rural Workforce and Rural Development (FORWARD) curriculum designed by the North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD) at Purdue University and the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU)—a curriculum intended to support extension professionals in their efforts address some of these rural workforce challenges. The webinar will give particular focus on how labor market information (LMI) and other types of socio-economic data can be more effectively woven into rural workforce planning efforts.
In this webinar, you will learn the following:
  • Landscape of workforce development and where extension fits in this landscap
  • How to integrate labor market information (LMI) into workforce development planning proces
  • Overview of the Future Opportunities for Rural Workforce and Rural Development (FORWARD) Curriculum
Join the Community Development Institute of UW-Madison Extension for a virtual webinar exploring using labor market information to address rural workforce challenges with guest presenter, Dr. Mark C. White on Thursday, May 11, 2023 from 12-1 pm.
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