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January 2019

MUS uniquely positioned to expand and strengthen existing regional workforce partnerships

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Currently funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, Midwest Urban Strategies (MUS) serves 3,500 participants in urban cities in seven midwestern states through four separate, competitive grants. As a consortium of urban Workforce Boards, MUS is uniquely positioned to expand and strengthen existing regional workforce partnerships and implement training strategies that engage multiple employers from…

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MUS vision and mission boosted from dedicated philanthropists

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The team at Midwest Urban Strategies recognizes and depends on the support and engagement of local and national funders in the Philanthropic space – which is why one of the earliest hires was Jerry Roberts. Jerry serves as the director of philanthropic and corporate engagement for MUS. He brings decades of both corporate and business…

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First-of-its kind apprenticeship program by MUS partners gives jobs seekers necessary tools

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A unique collaboration among Midwest Urban Strategies’ partners – Employ Milwaukee and Principal – helped lead to the creation of a Financial Services Professional Registered Apprenticeship (FSPRA) program. This first of its kind program began in Wisconsin and estimates suggest that it will expand employment among Financial Planners by 15 percent as soon as 2026.…

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