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Community of Practice


Welcome to the DC Workforce Investment Council's (WIC) Community of Practice (CoP), where stakeholders in the workforce development sector come together to collaborate, share knowledge, and drive innovation. Through regular meetings, we foster a dynamic environment for professionals, employers, educators, policymakers, and community leaders to address challenges, exchange ideas, and enhance workforce development efforts in Washington, DC.

About Us:

The DC Workforce Investment Council (WIC) serves as a vital hub for coordinating workforce development strategies, policies, and initiatives to meet the evolving needs of the District's workforce. The DC WIC Community of Practice (CoP) brings together a diverse array of stakeholders committed to advancing workforce solutions and promoting economic prosperity for all residents.

What We Offer:

Quarterly Forums: The DC WIC hosts quarter CoP quarterly forums, providing opportunities for meaningful dialogue, collaboration, and professional development. These gatherings are platforms for sharing best practices, discussing emerging trends, and addressing key issues in workforce development.

Knowledge Sharing: Members can access valuable resources, research, and tools to support their work in areas such as labor market analysis, skills development, employer engagement, and equity in workforce practices.

Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow professionals, employers, educators, and policymakers to build relationships, exchange contacts, and explore potential partnerships that can enhance workforce initiatives.

Collaborative Projects: Engage in collaborative projects and initiatives aimed at addressing workforce challenges, driving innovation, and improving outcomes for job seekers, workers, and employers.

Join Us:

Become a part of our vibrant Community of Practice and contribute to shaping the future of workforce development in District. Whether you're a seasoned professional or new to the field, your insights, expertise, and passion are invaluable assets to our collective efforts.

Get Involved:

Attend Our Forums: Join us at our quarterly forums to participate in discussions, workshops, and networking opportunities.

Share Your Expertise: Contribute your knowledge, experiences, and best practices to enrich our CoP and drive positive change in the workforce development landscape.

Stay Connected: Sign up for updates and announcements to stay informed about upcoming events, resources, and opportunities to engage with the CoP.

Contact Us: For inquiries, partnership opportunities, or to learn more about the DC Workforce Investment Council's Community of Practice, please get in touch with us at [email protected]

Together, let's build a stronger, more inclusive workforce ecosystem that empowers individuals, strengthens businesses, and drives economic growth in Washington, DC. Join us in shaping the future of workforce development today!

Previous Sessions:

Skills-Based Interviewing and Job Progression
An Overview of Human-Centered Coaching
Skills Based Job Search and Resume
Racial Equity Benefit

Upcoming Session:

September 6, 2024 Community of Practice Roundtable

Community Activities:

Date Event Flyer Link(s)
July 16, 2024 SOME Open House Flyer Registration
- DC Water Community Ambassador Initiative N/A Registration
- DOES Training, Career and Success Work Experience (WEX) Program N/A Registration
- AppleTree Schools is Currently Hiring, several positions available Flyer Website