The second meeting of the DC Skills initiative group featured Zach Boren, Senior Advisor in the Office of Apprenticeships at the U.S. Department of Labor, who focused on challenges and ideas surrounding the marketing of apprenticeships to businesses and youth.

How can the American vocational system learn from the German model to increase cooperation and economic prosperity between these two nations? That was the fundamental question that brought together the DC Skills Initiative Working Group at its first meeting on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. The group focused on setting a foundation of its purpose, as well as recognizing existing efforts to export this vocational system to supply the needs of growing corporate cooperation between Germany and the United States.

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