American Graduate

About American Graduate: Path to the Future

Mon, 11/01/2021 - 8:00am

 This multi-year initiative, from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and The WNET Group, strives to help students explore and prepare for high-demand careers, including the 30 million open middle skill jobs that require a one-year occupational certificate or two-year associate degree. Learn More:

Raising the Future, The Child Care Crisis On-Demand

Watch On-Demand: In this hourlong special, the PBS NewsHour explores the burden costly child care places on families, takes viewers to cities and states experimenting with new ways of providing childcare for working parents, and delves into the political battle over federally funded, universal childcare. Aired 9/23/2021

The Future of Work Series On-Demand

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 10:00pm

 Since early 2020, the world has been rocked by triple crises: the global pandemic, the ensuing economic disruptions, and the acknowledgement of long-existing racial inequities. With U.S. unemployment sky-high, a majority of Americans are concerned about the future. The usual ladders to security - education, hard work, life-long employment - appear to have broken down.

The New Industrial Revolution On-Demand from The Future of Work

In addition to illuminating the ongoing drivers for disruptions to the world of work – AI, robotics, platform technology, globalization, labor practices -- the pandemic has been a driver of change. Unemployment flipped from lowest in 50 years to highest in a century.

The Future of Work Virtual Events

Fri, 11/05/2021 - 12:00pm

Watch the archive weekly series of virtual events to accompany the airing of the PBS Future of Work Series. Conversations include discussion of topics involving the future of work addressing quality career paths, addressing issues of race and equity, the impact of technology, lessons from young workers, continuing to work longer, women's roles in the workplace and supporting mental health. 


Shaping the Future of Work: A Conversation About Quality Jobs Virtual Live Event

Wed, 09/01/2021 - 1:00pm
Join a live conversation with PBS and the Aspen Institute's Economic Opportunities Program — featuring your questions on the future of work and how it could contribute to creating equity in society. This national forum includes a regional connection with panelist Rick Plympton, CEO of Optimax Systems, Inc.!

American Graduate: Path to the Future Launch Event

Tue, 06/08/2021 (All day)

ICYMI: Watch On-Demand WXXI Education on June 8, 2021 at 7 PM ET for the American Graduate: Path to the Future virtual launch event. This multi-year initiative, from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and The WNET Group, strives to help students explore and prepare for high-demand careers, including the 30 million open middle skill jobs that require a one-year occupational certificate or two-year associate degree. Watch On-Demand. 

WXXI Education Newsletter & Social Media

Wed, 06/01/2022 - 7:10am

WXXI Education e-Newsletter is a monthly update provided by email and online as a PDF. (Best viewed with Acrobat Reader)

WXXI Kids 24/7

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 6:00am

WXXI Kids 24/7 is a TV channel and livestream dedicated to PBS KIDS programming when and where you want it.

Survey: Anti-Poverty Initiative Community Priorities

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 5:16pm

Survey: United Way is asking for your feedback on the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative. Please considering sharing your thoughts by taking their survey.

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