Our jobs and workforce development projects center on amplifying living-wage job opportunities, ensuring everyone can secure a stable and dignified livelihood. Recognizing the ever-evolving landscape of the employment sector, we also emphasize the importance of preparing for tomorrow's workplace. Through expanded job training programs in collaboration with local governments, FUSE ensures that individuals are not only equipped for the jobs of today but are also adeptly poised to navigate the dynamic future of work.
Accelerating Entrepreneurship in Underserved Neighborhoods
Engagement with the private sector is a core element of Cleveland’s plan to revitalize distressed neighborhoods and kickstart the local economy. To support this work, the Mayor’s Office engaged FUSE executive fellow Aja Hardy, who worked to implement strategies that help local entrepreneurs acquire the knowledge and capital needed to... Read more
Cultivating and Revitalizing Sacramento’s Economy
Working alongside Mayor Kevin Johnson, FUSE Executive Fellow Erika Dimmler played a leadership role in executing the Greenwise Action Plan. Erika brought together key stakeholders throughout Sacramento, including Sac High, Sacramento's public schools, and the city of Sacramento, to build a national prototype for a healthy food and jobs program... Read more
Creating a Bridge to Bring Private Sector Talent to San Jose City Government
Jeremy led the city of San Jose’s efforts to implement the TalentBridge program. Working with the Office of Mayor Chuck Reed in San Jose, Jeremy led the development of San Jose’s first public/private partnership to bring pro-bono talent from city companies to make city services more effective for residents -... Read more
San Francisco as the Innovation Capital of the World
Rahul built San Francisco’s entrepreneurship-in-residence (EIR) program in collaboration with the White House to help address critical national issues such as healthcare, transportation, public safety, education, energy and infrastructure – with the overall goal to lower costs, increase revenue, enhance productivity and help save lives. Mayor Ed Lee was named... Read more
Modernizing Customer Service Systems in our Nation’s Capital
Thousands of Washington D.C. residents come to the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) for help with building permits, inspections, and business licenses. DCRA partnered with FUSE executive fellow Jon Quimby to improve the customer experience of residents. Jon focused on the housing inspection process, working with employees at... Read more