2014 marks SER’s 50th anniversary, but you wouldn’t know that by its sense of urgency to keep pace with the times and find new ways to advance opportunities for all segments of society. Led by President and CEO Ignacio Salazar, SER has positioned itself to address future challenges of the American workforce by embracing contemporary modes of education, training, and outreach, while adhering to a steadfast commitment to expand its geographic and programmatic footprint.
Today’s critical issues, such as the student debt crisis, disparate healthcare access, a widening income gap, and growing demand for highly skilled workers, remain at the forefront of SER’s vision of its future self.
“What we’re driving for is to make the biggest impact by utilizing technology to help as many people as we can,” said Salazar. “Our job is to assist these people who dream of a better tomorrow achieve those dreams.”
Emphasizing accessibility to “essential quality of life equalizers,” such as affordable education and healthcare, financial literacy, and credential-driven job skills training, SER’s expansion is supported by corporate champions, like Walmart Foundation and American Express Philanthropy, the adoption of key online and mobile technologies, and the steady addition of new operations in key communities.
Taking care not to forget its roots as a world-class workforce development provider for Hispanics, Latinos, African Americans, and other underserved populations, SER’s ability to adapt and stay relevant have it poised to stand as a premier leader in facing the challenges of generation next.
Learn more at www.ser-national.org
Congratulations SER National!