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How a corporate partner is helping YouthBuild Philly students become ‘green leaders’ in construction method

May 24, 2017 3:05 pm

How a corporate partner is helping YouthBuild Philly students become ‘green leaders’ in construction

Building materials company Saint-Gobain has been working with YouthBuild USA since 2010 to provide materials and hands-on job training for students working in YouthBuild Philly’s building trades track.
Workforce development educators need to use ‘tools of the times’ to teach in today’s contexts method

May 23, 2017 11:38 am

Workforce development educators need to use ‘tools of the times’ to teach in today’s contexts

The future of jobs and work was the main topic of Jordan Shapiro’s keynote interview at the 29th Annual Technology & Adult Education Conference.
Nate Nichols hopes his new event series will broaden the ‘gateway to youth’ for potential mentors people

May 17, 2017 10:35 am

Nate Nichols hopes his new event series will broaden the ‘gateway to youth’ for potential mentors

Odds Against Odds, which kicks off May 22, is prepped to be a nontraditional discussion with nontraditional leaders reaching out to local youth.
Recruiting startup JaneHires is moving into the impact space method

Feb. 17, 2017 9:06 am

Recruiting startup JaneHires is moving into the impact space

Aside from working with Back on My Feet, Wash Cycle Laundry and other local mission-driven employers, the startup is helping companies hone in on fair chance hiring practices.
Returning citizens can hone their job interview skills in Kensington today method

Feb. 14, 2017 7:22 am

Returning citizens can hone their job interview skills in Kensington today

Folks from Councilman Allan Domb's office, Impact Services and Lowe's are coming together on Valentine's Day to help returning citizens find work.
Learn about the workforce development program that’s serving over 1K Philly youth per year people

Feb. 9, 2017 9:00 am

Learn about the workforce development program that’s serving over 1K Philly youth per year

Watch recruiter Andre Jenkins share one of his favorite Job Corps success stories in his "Around the Corner" interview.
10 things you should know about reentry in Philadelphia purpose

Jan. 31, 2017 12:41 pm

10 things you should know about reentry in Philadelphia

The people, facts and figures — and why it's a good thing there's no “face of reentry” in Philly.
Work can keep Chris Catona out of prison. His past won’t let him keep a job people

Jan. 27, 2017 12:57 pm

Work can keep Chris Catona out of prison. His past won’t let him keep a job

Catona sold weed to feed his heroin addiction and went to prison. He worked, got clean, went to school and learned to train dogs. Yet, he can't keep a job to save his life — literally.
Here’s what’s on the horizon for Green City Works in 2017 purpose

Jan. 16, 2017 11:19 am

Here’s what’s on the horizon for Green City Works in 2017

The University City District nonprofit is all about putting local unemployed residents to work — including those with records.
Why the Office of Reintegration Services wants to move back to Center City results

Jan. 4, 2017 12:58 pm

Why the Office of Reintegration Services wants to move back to Center City

RISE moved to Spring Garden two years ago. "We're at low numbers," said executive director Ceciley Bradford-Jones. "We haven't had an influx of participants in a while."

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