Civiconnect: Youth Skills Studio
Civiconnect’s Youth Skills Studio hires young people (aged 18-29) in four-month internships to work on technology-based projects for local businesses.
We’re evaluating the impact of this innovative work-integrated learning program, funded by Skills Development Fund.
Visit Civiconnect’s website to learn more about the Youth Skills Studio.
YMCA of Niagara: Workforce Innovation Network (WIN) project
WIN was a Skills Development Fund project, led by the YMCA, that provided intergenerational mentorship and on-the-job training. We got involved to assess and amplify the impact of this successful workforce development intervention.
Read the WIN report.
Adult Basic Education Association: Career Ladders
Led by the ABEA, Career Ladders is a project that creates interactive tools to help people explore local, in-demand jobs and then follow a pathway to get and advance in those jobs.
Within this project, we analyze a range of active sectors and are part of the steering committee.
Watch this video to learn more about Career Ladders.
Brock University: Economic Impact Assessment
We quantified Brock’s economic contributions (including their research efforts and student workforce), following our work to understand the impact of Students Going Digital and staying home through the pandemic.
Download The Economic Impact of Brock University
in Niagara and Ontario report.