The Future of Work Virtual Events

The Future of Work Virtual Events

Fri, 11/05/2021 - 12:00pm - Fri, 12/31/2021 - 1:00pm

Future of Work Virtual Events

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. 

Whether you’re an employer, an educator, a policy wonk, new to the workforce, or nearing retirement, we all have a role in shaping the future of work in America. Be a part of the conversation with eight live, virtual conversations with experts and workers this fall.


October 26, 2021 12PM-1PM

At a unique time in our history, increased longevity and technological innovation are changing. What does it mean for workers & employers? A virtual conversation with PBS Future of Work, the AARP, and Working Nation.

Watch the Archive of the Facebook Live Event

Shaping the Future of Work: Living, Learning and Earning Longer 


Shaping the Future of Work: A Conversation About Quality Jobs with the Aspen Institute 

Video Event Archive: Shaping the Future of Work: Quality Jobs — an event with the Aspen Institute (From September 1, 2021)

The Future of Work Poster Preview

Video Event Archive: Future of Work PBS Discussion (from September 8, 2021) 

Shaping The Future of Work: A Conversation About Race & Work with Plinio Ayala and Maurice Jones

Video Event Archive: 9/15 - Equity. Equality. Employment with Per Scholas and OneTen or on YouTube

Talent Forward: Improving Talent Through Technology with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Video Event Archive 9/21/21 Talent Forward: Technology and the Future of Work

Shaping The Future of Work: What Employers Can Learn From Young Workers 


Video Event Archive: 9/29 What Employers Can Learn From Young Workers Virtual Event On-Demand Archive

Shaping The Future of Work: Enhancing Mental Health in the Workplace


Video Archive Shaping the Future of Work: Enhancing Mental Health in the Workplace Virtual Live Event


Dropped out or pushed out? How can we stem the exodus of women from the workplace? A virtual conversation with PBS Future of Work and the Women’s Policy Research Institute.

Watch the Archive of the Event

Shaping the Future of Work: A Conversation about Women and Work Post-Covid from October 13, 2021

Watch On-Demand:  The Future of Work is a three-part series exploring monumental changes in the workplace and the long-term impact on workers, employers, educators, and communities. The 3-Part series aired on PBS & WXXI  Sept 1, 10pm-11pm September 8 and 15. Is the promise of employment–part of the American Dream–still the future of work? Available on Passport. 

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Produced by GBH for American Graduate: Getting To Work

This conversation is based on an upcoming PBS documentary series, Future of Work, which explores how the world of work—and the American Dream—is changing. This event will feature clips from the documentary’s accompanying digital series, which examines how the current economic and health crises are impacting long-term employment trends for entry-level and early career workers.

Watch Future of Work, a three part series, airing on WXXI & PBS September 1 at 10pm, September 8 at 10pm , and September 15 at 10pm 

WXXI Education

About WXXI Education's American Graduate Work

WXXI has been part of the national American Graduate over a number of phases. During the past several years, WXXI has collaborated with regional partners to advance education and career readiness in the region by building awareness of career pathways to attain “good jobs.” WXXI has produced over 30 local content videos focused in-demand career sectors that require training beyond high school but less than a four-year degree to get started in the field. 

WXXI's American Graduate work emphasizes:

• Thousands of in-demand jobs that go unfilled in our region
• Accessing careers through training, apprenticeship, professional certificates,
associates programs, and on-the-job training
• Sharing inspiring stories of how people found their career pathway
in our region and how individuals can get started pursuing a career and continue to learn
• Connecting to resources to research new career options
• Local hands-on career events, industry tours, career days and job fairs
• Connecting with career counselors at educational sites and one-stop job centers and workforce resources to make connections for students

• WXXI connects schools, libraries, out of school programs, parents, youth and young adults with career exploration resources in the region that are free to all such as: 

Learn More About: WXXI Education | WXXI American Graduate