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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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    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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    We accelerate economic growth by improving the quality of the regional workforce so that business has the skilled people they need to compete and grow and people have the right mix of skills to get ahead. This takes creative thinking, new approaches, strong partnerships, and a variety of customized solutions to meet the needs of both business and job seekers. Research shows a positive return on investment for programs funded by Worksystems A leading research firm, Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI), recently conducted a study analyzing the cost-benefit of Worksystems' 2009...// Read more
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