Bloomberg Philanthropies

The Last Word: The DRC’s Jarrad Toussant on the New DFW Health Care and IT Talent Pipeline Portal

To help fill those jobs, the DRC—with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies—recently launched a new workforce development tool called the DFW Health Care and IT Talent Pipeline Portal. The online tool provides "expansive, up-to-date data on the supply of and demand for talent for middle-skill jobs."
Bloomberg Philanthropies Invests $250M to Create Healthcare High Schools, Including One in West Dallas
by | Jan 17, 2024
Locally, the initiative will pair Baylor Scott & White Health with Uplift Education to launch a healthcare-focused high school in West Dallas later this year. "America needs more healthcare workers, and we need a stronger, larger middle-class—and this is a way to help accomplish both goals," billionaire Mike Bloomberg said.
From Startups to Skill Sets: Blackstone LaunchPad Broadens Mission to Equip Grads for Any Career
by | Oct 18, 2023
Blackstone LaunchPad has expanded its mission beyond entrepreneurship. With a mix of next-gen career readiness, LaunchPad is set to equip students with adaptable skills for any professional path. We talk with Blackstone Charitable Foundation Executive Director Maura Pally during a Dallas visit about the program's new pilot internships and more.