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  • Date posted:
    March 23rd, 2020
    The Oregon Workforce Partnership (OWP) represents the front-line responders to the looming national unemployment crisis in the state of Oregon. OWP’s membership services over 100,000 Oregonians in education, job training, employment and upskilling programs, ranging from small non-profit programs and WorkSource Oregon Centers (known nationally as American Job Centers), literacy and vocational training to community colleges. Our diverse members have significant experience in responding to economic downturns that required new and innovative responses to support Oregon’s employers and workers...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    March 13th, 2020
    Hello, Thanks to everyone for your continued and committed service to our community as the COVID-19 coronavirus situation continues to evolve. We want to assure our staff, board and partners that we are closely monitoring this rapidly changing situation and have made some business decisions to support guidance issued by government officials and medical professionals in response to the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Pursuant to directives and guidance issued by Governor Brown, we are encouraging Worksystems staff to telecommute starting March 16 through March 31 to coincide with the...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    February 19th, 2020
    A participant from our A Home for Everyone (AHFE) Economic Opportunity Program at Central City Concern was recently featured on the Today Show! Jamelle received career coaching at Central City Concern and was placed in housing through the AHFE-sponsored rent assistance hub at Human Solutions . Jamelle is now working at Ground Up and recently moved into a permanent position with a raise and full time hours - and she has her own apartment! Thank you to all of our partners that helped with this incredible success story. Check out Jamelle's story in the video below. The whole piece is inspiring...// Read more
  • Date posted:
    February 14th, 2020
    Nearly 400 students and parents attended our Manufacturing Career Exploration event on February 13th at Southridge High School, exceeding the number expected! The event was cohosted by the City of Beaverton and Beaverton School District and provided an opportunity for youth to learn about in-demand manufacturing occupations in our area and meet regional employers to learn first hand what its like to work in this exciting industry . Thank you to the businesess that attended and spent time with these young people! Boeing Intel Daimler Leatherman Gunderson Warne Scope Mounts Tosoh Quartz Davis...// Read more