Solution Series

Solution Series – Organizational Structure: A Tool to Advance Innovation and Bottom Business Line

On Wednesday October 16th we hosted our biannual Solution Series — Organizational Structure: A Tool to Advance Innovation and Business Bottom Line—at Mutual of American in Manhattan. A packed house of new and longtime supporters and friends of The Fedcap Group heard a dynamic panel of experts lead a compelling discussion …

The Fedcap Group Solution Series: Socially Responsible Investing

Socially responsible investing (SRI) targets the world’s most pressing challenges—scarce resources, climate change, poverty, human rights, diversity, and economic inequality. An astonishing $12 trillion–more than one out of every four dollars under management in the U.S. — is invested based on SRI strategies. What is the responsibility of business?   What motivates …

Solution Series: Maximizing Organizational Intelligence: Building Capacity to Create and Strategically Use Knowledge

The Fedcap Group’s 16th Solution Series, Maximizing Organizational Intelligence: Building Capacity to Create and Strategically Use Knowledge was a great success, with a full house at Mutual of America building and hundreds from across the nation participating via live stream. The topic is especially significant to The Fedcap Group during this exciting …

Solution Series: Women Veterans Transitioning to Civilian Life

On March 27 Fedcap held its 15th Solution Series, Women Veterans Transitioning to Civilian Life. The overflow crowd included business partners, and representatives from academia, community and government organizations. Hundreds more, from across the country and overseas, joined the event via livestream.  In opening remarks, Fedcap President and CEO Christine …

Solution Series: The Employment of People with Disabilities: Moving Beyond Social Responsibility to a Business Solution

On October 3rd Fedcap held its 14th biannual Solution Series – The Employment of People with Disabilities: Moving Beyond Social Responsibility to a Business Solution. The overflow crowd included business partners, and representatives from community and government organizations that support the Fedcap family of agencies. If you were unable to …

Solution Series: Why Business Should Support Early Childhood Education: Building a Workforce Pipeline for the 21st Century Business

Fedcap held its 13th Solution Series – Why Business Should Support Early Childhood Education: Building a Workforce Pipeline for the 21st Century Business – on March 29 at Mutual of America. An overflow crowd of Fedcap business partners, academia, government, community nonprofit partners donors and staff attended the event. A panel of …

Solution Series: Leading as Women: How Women are Increasing Productivity and Changing Business

Fedcap recently held its 12th Solution Series – Leading as Women: How Women Are Increasing Productivity and Changing Business.  The event took place on October 11th at Mutual of America and drew an overflow crowd of Fedcap supporters, and business and political leaders from the community.  Hundreds of people in multiple states watched …

Solution Series: Addressing Employee Mental Health and Addiction: Improving Your Business Bottom Line

“Addiction is based on fear, which goes hand in hand with stigma, it is a disease of progression, for which recovery is “the last house on the block” — that is why it’s so important that the workplace to be a safe, supportive environment where employees can ask for help.” …

Solution Series: A Conversation with Patrick Kennedy: Changing the National Discourse About Mental Health Issues and Addiction

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=7&v=EWHr9kY3jGI On Wednesday October 28, Congressman Patrick Kennedy spoke at Fedcap’s 10th Solutions Series. Mr. Kennedy served 16 years in Congress and is one of our country’s leading and most compelling advocate for changing the stigmatization of mental health and addiction, and improving access to care. The invitation-only event, hosted …

Solution Series: Immigration and Its Impact on Business

On Thursday March 26th over 150 people representing businesses, foundations, nonprofits and government, participated in person and via streaming in Fedcap’s 9th Solution Series. The topic was “Immigration and Its Impact on Business.” A panel of distinguished thought leaders convened at the Mutual of America building in Manhattan to explore …

Solution Series: Minimum Wage Increase: Costs, Benefits and Complexities

On Thursday October 23rd, over 150 people representing businesses, foundations, nonprofits and government, participated in person and via streaming in Fedcap’s 8th Solution Series. The topic was “The Minimum Wage Increase: Costs, Benefits and Complexities.” A distinguished panel of experts convened at the Mutual of America building in New York …

Solution Series: The Intersection of Workforce and Economic Development: Why it Matters to Employers

Economic development and workforce development, the primary drivers of jobs and growth, have historically not been linked. When the two are aligned – when economic development incorporates workforce training and job creation in multi-stakeholder efforts – everybody wins. Fedcap President and CEO Christine McMahon welcomed over 150 people, including representatives …

Solution Series: Leveraging the Older Workforce as a Competitive Advantage

As people live longer and postpone retirement, the previously understood stages of life – childhood, adolescence, adulthood and old age – are themselves getting old. Adults between 50-70 are healthy and productive, no longer young but not ready for old age. They are adults 2.0, according to Sandra Timmerman, Ed.D. …

Solution Series: Changing the Story: A Symposium

Hundreds Join Fedcap to Brainstorm Solutions to Crisis of Disconnected Youth Hundreds of people joined Fedcap, Rutgers University’s School of Social Work (http://socialwork.rutgers.edu/iff/) and The Moore Center (http://moorecenter.org) on Friday to brainstorm solutions to the national crisis of disconnected youth. Click here to watch the video. Millions of 16-24-year-olds aren’t in school …

Solution Series: Connecting Vets to Jobs

Fedcap (www.fedcap.org), which has matched work-ready people with jobs for eight decades, opened a dialogue among employers, the military and veterans’ groups on November 11 aimed at making it easier for veterans to get employed. More than 140 people gathered at Mutual of America headquarters in Manhattan for the Veterans …