The next phase will be to make sure that we are funding the workforce system at the level it needs to be funded.

Maria Flynn in “What Should a Federal Jobs Bill Do?” an episode of Inside Higher Ed’s ‘The Key’ podcast

Published apr. 20, 2020

On April 17, as Washington began negotiating a federal jobs bill in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, JFF CEO Maria Flynn and Mary Alice McCarthy, director of the Center on Education and Skills in the education program at New America, appeared in an episode of Inside Higher Ed’s The Key podcast to discuss lessons learned from the last recession and how such a bill could help displaced workers and college students without creating more hurdles for them.