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July 2018

‘We must build workers’ skills more effectively to ensure a bright economic future’

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Ivanka Trump has it right in her recent letter to the Dallas Morning News. When our employer partners are asked what the most frequent barriers are to meeting their hiring needs, education and skills are routinely listed in their top five. The workforce system has stepped up to fill these gaps, but resources (like Pell…

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America’s Promise helps Minneapolis woman’s ‘dream come true’

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Jane is a Minneapolis resident that received tuition support through the America’s Promise funding to be able to enroll in a Full Stack Engineering boot camp at Prime Digital Academy. Though she had earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, she had experience some bumps in life and had wrestled with substance abuse before successfully completing…

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Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio Helping Young Adults

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We’re excited to announce the first in what we’re sure will be a long line of blog posts highlighting the success of Midwest Urban Strategies and our partners. This week we’re excited to highlight the work of the Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio and the program they oversee focused on addressing the needs of…

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