Category: Workforce development

May 17

Apply Now: Boulware Foundation Grants to Increase Economic Opportunities for Women and Girls

The Boulware Foundation is seeking applications to fund projects or programs focused on empowering women economically and moving them toward financial freedom. This includes promoting workforce and vocational skill development, financial literacy education, and entrepreneurship. In every case, women and girls must be the targeted beneficiary population. Letters of intent will be accepted on a rolling basis. Upon review, …

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Apr 13

2018 Reentry Practitioners’ Symposium

The Maryland Reentry Partnership Network will host a reentry practitioner symposium on collaboration and enhancing reentry partnerships at the Maryland Public Safety and Education Training Center (PSETC). The symposium is designed for workforce development professionals; human services practitioners; corrections and community supervision staff; and all reentry stakeholders. DeAnna Hoskins, Senior Policy Advisor for Corrections and …

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Jan 04

Kansas Jail Expands Re-Entry Program to Reduce Recidivism

Topeka Capital-Journal By Katie Moore The Shawnee County Jail is expanding its re-entry program in an effort aimed at reducing recidivism. Jail director Brian Cole said offenders who are released may find securing housing and employment to be a challenge. Last month, a newly formed re-entry advisory board met for the first time. The group …

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May 26

Group Focuses on Jobs for Overlooked Persons

Glasgow (KY) Daily Times By Melinda J. Overstreet Several weeks ago, Barren County Judge-Executive Micheal Hale and Jackie Brown, who has been working with Hale on workforce development issues, were tossing around some ideas about how to help remove obstacles to employment for some portions of the population that may often be overlooked. Ideas led …

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