Massachusetts Workforce Association leads, advocates and convenes on behalf of the Massachusetts workforce system. We are thought-leaders for workforce development, sharing best practices and elevating our members’ local expertise and strengths statewide and nationwide. We advocate for public policies and resources to support our members in meeting  the talent needs of local businesses and connecting job seekers to employment and career pathways. We convene our members for strategic partnership development, peer-to-peer learning and networking opportunities.

MWA Member Benefits


  • A trusted advocate at the State House and in D.C. – ensuring policy makers and key stakeholders understand the value of our members’ work and that it is considered in major policy decision-making
      • Timely analysis of state and federal workforce related legislation and access to MWA’s bill watch list
      • Expert partner in coordinating briefings and meetings for members and their local legislators
  • Coalition building – MWA works to expand the voices and support for workforce development in the participation in various coalitions, workgroups, etc.


  • Inclusion in a statewide voice dedicated to innovation and lifting up proven and promising practices in workforce development
  • Telling the success stories and lifting up the voice of workforce development including –
      • Monthly Workforce Connections newsletter and Quarterly Member’s Only One Voice Update
      • Robust leverage of social media and traditional media outlets to elevate our members’ success stories and best practices
      • Member-only access to proprietary data, research, and webinars through MWA website portal


  • Capacity building and convenings – Access to facilitated meetings, trainings, webinars and events that are dynamic and tailored to meet member needs for:
      • capacity building
      • peer-to-peer learning opportunities
      • coordination,
      • collaboration, and
      • professional networking
  • Quarterly convenings of MWA members
  • Participation in monthly MWA committee meetings

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