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    Anab participated in our youth employment program SummerWorks for several years providing community outreach and organizing in her own neighborhood. Originally from Somalia, Anab moved to the United States when she was 7 years old. As part of Multnomah County's STRYVE (Striving to Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere) program, Anab’s internship focused on promoting healthy activities and building community among the neighborhood’s diverse immigrant residents. Upon completing SummerWorks 2016, Anab enrolled in a local career prep program and registered for classes at Portland Community College to...// Read more
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    Joanne had worked in an office for several years until her company moved out of the Portland area and she was laid off. She went to WorkSource looking for help finding a new job and although she took advantage of several programs and services including attending career fairs and participating in job preparation workshops, she struggled to find employment. Joanne earned a silver level National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC), which bolstered her confidence in her job search. Her Career Specialist at WorkSource encouraged her to apply for an opening in the accounting department at TCI...// Read more
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    Reboot NW is a $8.5M four-year grant that will train 850 long-term unemployed residents and 150 career-seeking veterans for jobs in the manufacturing and IT sectors. The grant will fund occupational skills training while fast-tracking participants through industry credentialing and certification programs, giving them the in-demand skills needed by area employers. Program participants can receive paid work experiences, career coaching, job placement assistance, and on-the job training to help Reboot their careers. Reboot is funded through October, 2018. Clackamas Workforce Partnership and...// Read more
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