Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP):
AWLP, an entity of WorkldatWork, is a national center of work-life expertise that defines and recognizes innovation and best practices, and provides thought leadership.
Boston College Center for Work & Family (CWF):
a national leader in helping organizations create effective workplaces that support and develop healthy and productive employees since 1990.
Center for WorkLife Law
Nonprofit research and advocacy group devoted to women's advancement and to improving work/life balance for men and women. Part of the University of California Hastings College of the Law, WLL brings together businesses, researchers, policymakers, lawyers, and journalists to prevent employment discrimination against workers due to their family responsibilities.
Center on Aging & Work/Workplace Flexibility at Boston College:
a unique research center that focuses on one of the defining issues of our time: aging and work. The Center works to design and implement rigorous investigations that will help businesses prepare for the opportunities and challenges associated with the aging workforce.
Employment Policy Research Network (EPRN):
a diverse group of more than 100 academic researchers from more than 30 universities around the country who share a deep interest and concern about the state of work and employment in the United States and around the world. EPRN hopes to reframe policy debates and stimulate the actions needed to better address the aftermath of the Great Recession.
Families and Work Institute:
a nonprofit center dedicated to providing research for living in today's changing workplace, changing family and changing community.
an independent nonprofit grant-making organization. Their mission is to strengthen democratic values, reduce poverty and injustice, promote international cooperation and advance human achievement.
Sloan Work and Family Research Network:
serves a global community of individuals interested in work and family research by providing resources, building knowledge and sharing information.
When Work Works:
a nationwide initiative that highlights workforce effectiveness and workplace flexibility as strategies that enhance businesses' competitive advantage in the global economy. When Work Works is a project of the Families and Work Institute (sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation), the Twiga Foundation and The Center for Workforce Preparation, an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
founded in 1958, AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization that helps people 50 and over improve the quality of their lives.
Bluegrass SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management):
representing more than 210,000 individual members, the Society's mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most essential and comprehensive resources available.
Commerce Lexington, Inc.:
seeks to promote economic development, job creation, and overall business growth in Lexington and its neighboring communities, while strengthening its existing businesses through the many programs and services that the organization offers. It was created to provide more continuity and enhanced focus in the areas of business, economic development, and workforce development.
Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Partnership (EKCEP):
helps workers and businesses in eastern Kentucky meet the challenges and seize the opportunities of today's economy. For more than 40 years, EKCEP has served 23 mountain counties in eastern Kentucky with exemplary training, employment, and workforce development programs to meet the region's changing needs.
provides a structure for key volunteer leaders in the state to consult together on the affairs, activities, needs, and problems of SHRM in the state. It also provides channels of communication between chapters, state councils, and area boards; services to members of the human resource management profession within the state; and leadership training at the state level.
KY Chamber of Commerce:
represents 2,700 member businesses that employ over half of the Commonwealth's workforce. Its mission is to provide leadership as a catalyst, consensus-builder and advocate to unite business and advance Kentucky.