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Milwaukee’s workforce development ecosystem constantly adapts to change as it responds to economic disruptions, new technologies, socioeconomic disparities, and now the impact of a global pandemic.  Over the next decade, change will be even more dramatic, opening a whole new spectrum of possibilities around the notion of work and what both workers and employers need to be successful. Join Chytania Brown, President & CEO of Employ Milwaukee, along with workforce partners from the public and private sectors, as they discuss insights, trends, challenges, and solutions. If you want to learn more about the opportunities we can embrace to ensure equity, expand job readiness, and catalyze collaboration among stakeholders, this podcast is for you!

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In this episode, Chytania Brown sits down with Eli Rivera to discuss his groundbreaking employment platform, The Way Out, which helps justice-impacted individuals reenter the workforce. Eli shares how he is leveraging his personal experiences to create positive change through The Way Out. By providing a platform for justice-impacted individuals to access employment opportunities, he is not only breaking down barriers for reentering citizens, but also giving hope and dignity to those seeking to rebuild their lives post-incarceration. Chytania and Eli also discuss how employers can support citizens reentering the workforce.Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
On this episode, Chytania delves into EMI's 2023, examining pivotal moments and experiences. Additionally, she sets her sights on the promises and possibilities that lie ahead in 2024. Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
JustDane's Reentry Simulation - This episode features a discussion with Linda Ketcham, Executive Director of JustDane, about serving individuals returning to the community after incarceration. Linda shares her passion for this work stemming from transformative experiences earlier in her career. She spotlights JustDane's impactful reentry programs and their landmark community education tool, the reentry simulation, which provides a glimpse into the challenges faced by those rebuilding their lives post-incarceration.  Originally released on: 9/26/23 Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
Kweku TeAngelo Cargile, Jr., Executive Director of The BrandLab Milwaukee, joins the program to provide an overview of the organization and discuss the work that his organization is doing to change the face and voice of the marketing and advertising industry. Discover some of the obstacles that BIPOC students often face when considering a career in marketing and advertising and the different levels of youth development. Kweku also reveals his vision for Milwaukee's future. Originally released on: 7/27/23Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
Tune in as Chantell Jewell. the first black woman to ever lead the Community Reintegration Center in Milwaukee County, joins the program. Chantell shares some of the biggest challenges that she has faced as a woman of color in a leadership position and the importance of having transparent conversations and setting expectations as a leader. She also reveals some of the partnerships that help support the work that her organization is doing to help individuals successfully reintegrate in the community.  Originally released on: 6/15/23 Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
Tune in for a conversation with Jakeim Jackson-Bell, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Manager for the Milwaukee Bucks and Fiserv Forum Arena. Jakeim discusses his experience as an Employ Milwaukee board member and the important role that a Board of Directors plays in organizational activities and performance. You'll also hear about a rotational program that Jakeim helped to pilot, where justice-involved individuals get experience working in sports entertainment.  Originally released on: 4/24/23 Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
This episode features a conversation with Christopher Polk, a returning guest who found meaningful employment as a formerly justice-involved individual, as well as Wylbur Holloway, Manager of Reentry Services for Employ Milwaukee. Christopher reveals the experiences that have molded him into the person that he is today and the importance of having someone to turn to when navigating tough times. Discover the prejudice and scrutiny that justice-involved individuals often face when searching for jobs and why employers need to give job applicants the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to change and make better decisions. Originally released on: 3/16/23 Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
This episode features a conversation with Kathy Thornton-Bias, President & CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee. Kathy discusses her career journey and how her organization has built a community of support for young people. Discover the importance of exposing youth to opportunities outside of their own neighborhoods, the importance of financial literacy for young people, and preventative programs that the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee have developed to help combat juvenile delinquency.  Originally released on: 2/22/23 Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
In this episode, you'll learn about BMO Harris Banks' "BMO EMpower" initiative, a $5 billion, five-year commitment to advancing an inclusive economic recovery in the United States. Anthony Hudson, Regional President, Retail Banking, Wisconsin. Discover the tactics that will be utilized as part of the initiative to address barriers in minority communities. You'll also hear about the importance of developing a strong credit profile and how credit, if used responsibly, can be a powerful driver for individuals both personally and professionally.  Originally released on: 1/17/23 Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
Chytania Brown, President & CEO of Employ Milwaukee, reflects on the workforce successes and challenges from 2022.  Discover some of the exciting and innovative programs that Employ Milwaukee has launched over the past year. Chytania also reveals what employers can do to set themselves up for success in the new year.  Originally released on: 12/28/22 Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
This episode features a conversation with Nikki Purvis, President & CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin. Nikki discusses her career journey and reveals some of the biggest challenges that small businesses face. Nikki also shares her thoughts about how successful black-owned businesses play a critical role in closing the local and national wealth gap. You’ll also hear about some of the organizations that the African American Chamber of Commerce partners with and how technology has made allowed the Chamber to have a greater reach.  Originally released on: 11/7/22 Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
This episode features a conversation with Peggy Williams-Smith, President & CEO of VISIT Milwaukee, as Peggy provides an overview of her organization and reveals what makes Milwaukee such an attractive destination for visitors. She also discusses some of the unique workforce challenges that the hospitality industry faces, and the efforts underway to recruit and retain talent.  Originally released on: 11/7/22 Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
This episode is part two of a conversation between Chytania Brown, President & CEO of Employ Milwaukee, and Michele Smith, Director, Workforce & Team Member Development at Advocate Aurora Health. Michele reveals details about Aurora Health’s returning citizen’s program and their Navigate program, which provides opportunities for incumbent workers.  Originally released on: 10/6/22 Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
Tune in to part one of a conversation between Chytania Brown, President & CEO of Employ Milwaukee, and Michele Smith, Director, Workforce & Team Member Development at Advocate Aurora Health. Discover the wide range of career opportunities available in the healthcare sector and how Advocate Aurora Health is committed to the communities that they serve. You’ll also hear about Advocate Aurora’s regional approaches to workforce development.  Originally released on: 10/6/22 Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
In this episode, Chytania is joined by two guest, David D. Polk, Director, DWD Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards, and Joshua Johnson, Director, Jobs for the Future. Discover how registered apprenticeships have been expanding to sectors beyond the trades and providing an alternative pathway to livable and high-wage jobs. Discover the differences in approach between apprenticeships in the public and private sectors as well as the German model of apprenticeships and takeaways from that model.  Originally released on: 6/16/22 Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
This episode features an interview with Lauren Feaster, CEO of Professional Dimensions, as she discusses how her personal and professional experiences have prepared her for her current role, and the unique challenges faced by women leaders in Milwaukee. Lauren also discusses the importance of looking at diversity dimensions such as ethnicity when looking at data about gender equity and why organizations need to think about culture and not just income when it comes to retention.   Originally released on: 1/26/22 Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
Mari Kay-Nabozny, CEO of the Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board, joins the program to provide a rural perspective on workforce development. Discover some of the biggest workforce challenges facing rural communities and the efforts that are being made to prioritize diversity, equity and inclusion in rural areas. Mari also shares her thoughts on the impact of the COVID-19 on women in the workforce.  Originally released on: 10/28/21 Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
This episode features an interview with Clayton Pryor, Director, Team Member and Workforce Development at Advocate Aurora Health,  as he discusses his career journey and what his organization has done to support team members during the COVID-19 pandemic. Clayton reveals the importance of partnering with the community when it comes to workforce development initiatives and the strategy that goes into building a talent pipeline needed to support healthcare infrastructure.  Originally released on: 9/24/21Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
Paul Gaffney, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Kohl’s, joins the program to discuss the important role that technology played for employers and workers during the pandemic. He also discusses how Kohl’s leveraged technology during the pandemic and shares his thoughts about the future of remote work.  Originally released on: 7/8/21 Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
In this episode, you'll discover details about the EARN & LEARN Summer Youth Employment Program, which is designed to provide meaningful work experiences and career exposure to young adults ages14-24 years old, residing in Milwaukee County and the City of Milwaukee.  Originally released on: 4/16/21 Hosted by Ausha. See ausha.co/privacy-policy for more information.
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