As a cornerstone of Newark's revitalization the Newark Alliance
supports workforce development initiatives in the city, the
northern New Jersey region and the state.
The Newark Alliance's approach focusing on a wide
geography for workforce development initiatives broadens
job and career opportunities for Newark's residents. Our
approach to workforce development also supports the public
workforce system as an employerdriven system; directs
training resources toward the needs of employers; aligns
training and jobs; and develops career pathways for
Key initiatives in workforce development include: The Greater Newark Funders Collaborative (GNWFC); Workforce Innovations in Regional Economic Development (WIRED); and, the Financial Services Talent Network.