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Much of the hard work to improve education and economic mobility takes place within states. Strada Education Network engages with numerous partners to improve opportunities for all, with special attention to serving economically disadvantaged young people and mid-career adults seeking to improve their skills.

Episode 4: Tony Jack

Anthony Abraham Jack, a Harvard University researcher and author of The Privileged Poor, discusses…


The New Learning Ecosystem

The New Learning Ecosystem provides working-age adults with opportunities to gain the training or education they need to advance or transition to new careers at multiple stages of their lives.


Forty-Four Million Americans

Forty-four million Americans are struggling to earn enough to support their families. Even if they are working, many are underemployed and lack the postsecondary credentials or training to progress in …


The Power of Connecting

I know it’s difficult to believe, but the best part of my job in philanthropy is not giving away money. That’s fun, to be sure, but much more rewarding is …

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The Power of Connecting

In Fall 2019, Strada gathered its grant recipients in Indianapolis for its first-ever Grantee Forum to share best practices in improving pathways between education and careers.


Back to School?

What Adults Without Degrees Say About Pursuing Additional Education and Training

 “If they are going to meet people where they are, education solutions must embrace employers and work-centered pathways.” Policymakers, employers and higher education leaders all champion the power of education …

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Pursuing Equity & Opportunity Nationwide Thought Leaders

William D. Hansen

President and Chief Executive Officer

Strada Education Network

Carol D’Amico, Ed.D.

Executive Vice President, National Engagement and Philanthropy

Strada Education Network

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Daryl A. Graham

Senior Vice President, Philanthropy

Strada Education Network

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Pat Roe

Vice President, Philanthropy

Strada Education Network

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Marie A. Cini, Ph.D.


Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)

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Pete Wheelan



Executive Chairman

Roadtrip Nation

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