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  • 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
  • Date posted:
    February 13th, 2020
    Teana, a recent graduate of Health Careers NW , was featured as a national success story by the US Department of Health and Human Services, the agency who provided the grant funding to Worksystems to support this health care training program. Congratulations Teana! We are proud to be a part of your career journey. Check out Teana's story .// Read more
  • Date posted:
    January 14th, 2020
    Over the next 5 years, an estimated $7 billion in publicly-funded construction projects are forecasted to be underway in the region and the Metropolitan Alliance for Workforce Equity (MAWE) is working hard to make sure that women and people of color have opportunities to participate. "The CBA ensures real accountability on public construction projects," Nkenge Harmon Johnson, Urban League of Portland MAWE has developed a Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) that has proven effective in expanding opportunities for historically under represented populations in the construction industry. This...// Read more