Economic Security

Awareness-Raising on occupational segregation issues and issues that have a disproportionate and/or adverse impact on women. Research to fill the knowledge gap on education and workforce-related issues adversely affecting women.

  • Education
    • The Non-Traditional Employment & Training Program
    • NET (Non-traditional Employment & Training) Project provides state-wide technical assistance for non-traditional career options to Career and Technical Education institutions that sponsor Carl D. Perkins funded programs.As per the Act, non-traditional occupation has been defined as any occupation in which one gender comprises less than 25% of the employment within that field. For more information, please visit the NET Program website.

  • Research
    • The Immigrant Integration Index
    • The Immigrant Integration Index seeks to deepen understanding of the moderating effects of nativity status, race/ethnicity and gender in shaping the economic outcomes of foreign-born New York State residents. To learn more about the Immigrant Integration Index Project, please visit the Immigrant Integration Index website.

    • Evaluation Research

      Breathing Lights project was a two-year public art challenge funded by the Bloomberg Philanthropies the cities of Albany, Schenectady, and Troy, NY. As the evaluation team of the project, CWGCS conducted surveys, focus groups and interviews before, during, and after the exhibition to assess community perception and the project’s impact on the aforementioned focus areas. You can find a link to the evaluation report soon here. To learn more about the Breathing Lights Public Art Challenge Project, please visit the official Breathing Lights website.