Per Scholas President and CEO Plinio Ayala Featured in New York Daily News Opinion Piece
In this opinion piece in New York Daily News, Per Scholas President and CEO, Plinio Ayala, comments on the job market and how creating a more inclusive labor market for employers and employees is beneficial for the country. “By prioritizing funding for evidence-based programs, we can do a better job of ensuring that federal legislation is actually supporting economic mobility rather than just funding nonprofits,” Ayala noted.
In this piece, titled ‘The Missing Link in Biden’s Jobs Plan,’ Ayala reflects on how tech training programs such as Per Scholas are able to bridge the gap between the abundance of open jobs and individuals with the skills necessary to fill them. “As the president and CEO of Per Scholas, a nonprofit that provides tuition-free training for careers in the technology sector, I’ve seen firsthand the impact programs like these can have on transforming workers’ careers, advancing economic mobility, and positively impacting local economies.”
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