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    The Workforce Navigator program, funded by Prosper Portland, provides easy-access job development services and referral to long-term, intensive career development services to Portlanders residing in designated Neighborhood Prosperity Zones . Five staff do community outreach to neighborhood businesses and residents to offer employment services. Navigator staff are bilingual and support both English and non-native English speakers. Navigator services are provided by the following community partners: Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization Mt. Hood Community College Portland Community...// Read more
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    Our Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) resources to serve youth are invested through NextGen, a system of nine service providers managed by Worksystems with expertise in serving a diverse population of disconnected and low-income youth. The service providers currently contracted with Worksystems are Home Forward, Impact NW, Immigrant Refugee Community Organization (IRCO), Centro Cultural, New Avenues for Youth, Portland Youth Builders, Oregon Human Development Corporation, Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center (POIC), Hillsboro School District. Our investments prepare...// 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