Photo Gallery: Secretary Perez host Foundation Listening Session with philanthropic organizations
(November 21, 2013)
Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez addresses a meeting of philanthropic foundation leaders at the Labor Department on Nov. 21. The discussion revolved around solutions to some of the nation's most difficult workforce issues, particularly how to help the long-term unemployed.
Secretary Perez provides opening remarks at a meeting of philanthropic foundation leaders. This was followed by an open discussion on how to address some of the nation's most difficult workforce issues.
Lisa Marsh Ryerson, president of the AARP Foundation (left); Ellen Alberding, president of the Joyce Foundation (center) and Kathleen McLaughlin, president of the Walmart Foundation (right), participate in the discussion with Secretary Perez on the issue of workforce development.
Dr. Jenny Hunt, the department's chief economist, discusses the characteristic of the long term unemployed, during the discussion with leading philanthropic foundations on how to address chronic workforce issues.
Kyle Caldwell, program director for the C.S. Mott Foundation, participates in the discussion about long term unemployment during the meeting Nov. 21 with leading philanthropic foundations.
Shawn Escoffery, program director of Strong Local Economies for the Sundra Foundation, participates in the discussion about long term unemployment held at the Labor Department.
Kathleen McLaughlin, president of the Walmart Foundation, addresses the meeting of leading philanthropic foundations.