strengthening New york's workforce

EXPLORE OUR WORK

Future Skills Exchange (FSX)

Future Skills Exchange (FSX)

Developed by WDI, FSX is a free web-based marketplace that connects New Yorkers who seek courses, certifications, apprenticeships, and credentials directly to the education and training providers who deliver them.

Child Care Subsidy Program

Child Care Subsidy Program

We help offset the high cost of child care for eligible working families.

Statewide Pre-Apprentice Program

Statewide Pre-Apprentice Program

Through our partnership, we assist the current local apprenticeship readiness programs and can develop new programs with a focus on outreach to underserved communities.

Manufacturing

Manufacturing

We help the manufacturing sector grow and thrive in NYS as new jobs, new technologies, and new skill requirements emerge.

Energy and Climate

Energy and Climate

We are committed to providing the NYS workforce with the skills needed to respond to a transitioning energy sector.

Cannabis Workforce Initiative

Cannabis Workforce Initiative

NYS School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University and WDI promote and support social equity in the adult-use cannabis market by providing quality workforce development and legal education.

WDI'S 5-YEAR IMPACT

4,000

Organizations

Engaged

1,296

Projects

Funded

70,868

Workers

Impacted

4,087

Families

Served

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WHAT WE DO

WDI works regionally to identify targeted strategies that address workforce challenges, trends, and opportunities