Skills2Compete MA Gubernatorial Forum: Investing in Jobs and Opportunity
September 28, 2010 @ Bunker Hill Community College
SkillWorks, the Workforce Solutions Group, and the Skills2Compete Massachusetts Coalition organized a forum for all of the candidates for governor focused on jobs and workforce training. Moderated by Peter Howe with participation from a journalist panel consisting of George Donnelly (Boston Business Journal), Shirley Leung (Boston Globe) and Curt Nickisch (WBUR-FM), the forum was attended by over 600 people.
The forum also featured testimonials from participants and employers:
Allen Guerrero (Healthcare Training Institute, Mass General Hospital)
Matthias McGuffie (Year Up, State Street Corporation)
Jerry LeShore (Hotel Training Center, ARAMARK)
Michael Tamasi (AccuRounds)
Alan Macdonald (Massachusetts Business Roundtable)
Associated Industries of Massachusetts
The Hyams Foundation, Inc.
National Skills Coalition
State Street Corporation
SkillWorks: Partners for a Productive Workforce
Workforce Solutions Group