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February 2019

Visits to MUS cities provide ‘aha moments’ for director of philanthropic and corporate engagement

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Ask Jerry Roberts about his visits to Midwest Urban Strategies cities that include meetings with members workforce boards, partners, and other stakeholders, he usually remembers and refers to an “aha moment.” “It’s about getting people to work,” Jerry said. “But from a funding perspective, it’s all about leveraging and expanding the resources that exist while…

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Midwest Urban Strategies’ footprint expands nationwide on Workforce Development Council

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Midwest Urban Strategies is proud to announce that four members of its board were named to the U.S. Conference of Mayors Workforce Development Council. EmployIndy CEO Angela Carr Klitzsch; Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio CEO Lisa Patt-McDaniel; Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership CEO Karin M. Norrington-Reaves; and St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE)…

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MSP TechHire accelerated IT trainings benefit job seekers

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Amazon has been making headlines this year as they finalize the location of one of their headquarters. Ultimately, they chose two cities for their next headquarter facilities. One reason they chose two cities is the availability of tech talent and workforce necessary to staff their new locations. Businesses are keenly aware that skilled labor is…

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