News and Events

November 18: PIC Partners on Hack.Diversity Initiative

The New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) today announced the launch of Hack.Diversity, a public-private partnership designed to tackle the underrepresentation of Black and Latino employees in Boston’s innovation economy.

November 4, 2016: The Young Adult Labor Force in Massachusetts

A PIC-commissioned study conducted by the UMass Donahue Institute finds that teen and young adult participation in the labor market has not recovered significantly, in contrast to the near-full employment numbers in most other segments of the labor market.

September 16, 2016: The First Greater Boston IT/Tech Forum

In September, the PIC, in partnership with SkillWorks, launched the Greater Boston IT/Tech Consortium with a forum focused on workforce challenges, including lack of diversity in the sector across all occupations and lack of exposure between employers and two-year colleges as a talent pipeline.

July 15, 2016: GE commits to partner with the PIC to provide internships to Boston public high school students

Today, at the UN’s World Youth Skills Day, the GE Foundation in partnership with the International Labour Organization, announced their commitment to provide quality workplace-based experiences for 16-18 year olds. The program, called the Global Youth Internship Programme, will start in Boston, to be managed by the PIC, and then expand globally in partnership with international NGOs.

June 16, 2016: New Success Boston study shows increases in college completion rates

A new report on Success Boston shows steady increases in the percentage and number of Boston Public Schools (BPS) graduates completing college within six years.