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    Worksystems invests in a network of partners to provide training to improve the quality of the workforce. Every year, our investments help more than 75,000 people improve their skills, find jobs and advance in their careers. Here are stories from job seekers who have benefited from our programs! SummerWorks: Anab's Story Code Oregon: Sierra's Story Green Careers Training Project: Sary's Story Back to Work Oregon: Joanne's Story BankWork$: Patrick's Story BankWork$: Star's Story Economic Opportunity Program: Amy's Story Reboot NW: Charly's Story Health Careers Northwest: Teana's Story . This...// Read more
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    The Economic Opportunity Program is a partnership between Worksystems, Prosper Portland and nine area community based organizations that provides training, employment and intensive support services tailored to meet the needs of highly barriered populations. Through our partnership with Central City Concern, we helped Amy get back on her feet. “I started drinking and smoking pot when I was fourteen,” says Portlander Amy Simpson. For twenty-five years, I used marijuana and alcohol. I drank a lot. Toward the end, I became addicted to meth amphetamine. I led a dual life. I was good at deception...// Read more