Job & Career Programs Reset: How Your Library Can Support Economic Empowerment, Equity & Resilience: Webinar
A wave of people are rethinking their careers with the Great Resignation. Between the economic ripples of COVID and the rapid pace of technological change, communities need new ways of achieving their economic goals. What does this mean for your library’s services and programs? Learn about trends that are impacting job seekers in your community, and understand how your library can respond. Explore out-of-the-box tools for quickly developing creative and meaningful ways to support an equitable and resilient local economy. Join Dr. Audrey Barbakoff, experienced public library leader and founder of Co/Lab Capacity, for an hour-long discussion of how best to support job and career programs for your community.
In this webinar, you will learn about:
- The current forces impacting a community’s local economy.
- The trends impacting job seekers in your community and how your library can respond.
- How to develop ways for your library to support an equitable and resilient local economy.
About the Presenter
Dr. Audrey Barbakoff is the founder and CEO of Co/Lab Capacity, which offers community centered consulting to libraries and other social impact organizations. She has more than a decade of experience as a librarian, manager, and leader in public libraries. Dr. Barbakoff is the author of Adults Just Wanna Have Fun: Programs for Emerging Adults and the forthcoming book Twelve Steps to a Community-Led Library.