The 40,000 for 40,000 campaign to identify and acknowledge the people, organizations and actions to help the region's 40,0000 unemployed or underemployed get to work kicked off Jan. 26. So who's been a Partner4Work? How are we making a difference?
It started with the vision for something better. Dion Jones wanted a better life for his son, including a high school diploma and job training program for a solid future. Leaving New York for Pittsburgh and the Garfield Jubilee Association, was how that vision would become reality.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) seeks to fund design & development pilots that aim to improve the preparation, increase the participation, and ensure the contributions of individuals from groups that have traditionally been underrepresented and underserved in STEM. NSF calls for bold, innovative ways to solve broadening participation challenges in STEM.
Deadline: Preliminary proposal, Feb. 14, 2017. Full proposal, May 16, 2017.
Partner4Work's 40,000 for 40,000 campaign has been featured in the local media. Click to read these stories and get involved with the movement to help the region's unemployed and underemployed get to work.
Employers need skilled workers; young people want a path to a good job without accruing lots of debt.
This article, from The Atlantic CityLab, is the first in a three-part series on apprenticeship in the United States.
Source: The Atlantic CityLab
In an increasingly complex economy, success is no longer just a personal issue. A person’s inability to find or retain employment has consequences for the economic well-being of families, neighborhoods, and the region’s business community.
In it's new report, Partner4Work, as a part of its 40,000 for 40,000 campaign, examines the people who make up the region's unemployed and underemployed.
Partner4Work, formerly Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board, launched its new name and its 40,000 for 40,000 campaign during an event at the Clemente Museum in Lawrenceville on Jan. 26.
Partner4Work (formerly 3 Rivers Workforce Investment Board) proudly announces a year-long campaign to help connect the region’s unemployed and underemployed with jobs.
Partner4Work (formerly Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board) proudly announces a year-long campaign to help connect the region’s unemployed and underemployed with jobs.
“On any given day, 40,000 people in our region are unemployed or unemployed,” said Stefani Pashman, Partner4Work CEO. “Their struggle to find or keep employment doesn’t just impact them. It has real consequences on families, on communities, and on the overall economic health of the region.
“It’s time to step up and help change the story for the men and women who want a solid career. It’s time for all of us to commit to making a difference.”
“They’ve got to know that we care because we truly do. We believe in them even before they can believe in themselves.” ~ Terrie Suica-Reed, Founder & CEO of PHASE 4 Learning Center, Inc.
Help with navigating everyday challenges—like housing, transportation, and child care—can be key to completing job training, a new report finds.
Source: The Atlantic CityLab
Partner4Work is embarking on a brand-new journey—centered on a fresh approach to developing a thriving workforce in the Pittsburgh Region, one which ultimately will lead to improving the quality of work for thousands of Pittsburgh area employees and providing qualified talent for area businesses.
"I never really thought about college, but now I am," Ninti Jackson, Smart Horizons student.
There’s strength in numbers. That's why members of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s construction industry have joined forces with Partner4Work to create a mutually beneficial collaboration through an industry partnership.
The National Skills Coalition has developed a new blueprint for putting millions of young people and adults across the country on a pathway toward good paying, middle-skill jobs while helping American businesses compete and grow.
TechHire Pittsburgh connects to a national strategy to expand the local tech sector by building a strong talent pipeline.
Legislators to extend Temporary Assistance for Needy Families grant
US Conference of Mayors announce the Booey's: A Ghost's Code video game to assess aptitudes critical to careers in technology.
Source: US Conference of Mayors
Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board (3RWIB) and Simcoach Games proudly announce the release of a video game aimed to expose and connect people to potential careers in the region’s technology-related fields.
Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board and Simcoach Games on Monday announced the release of a free video game aimed to connect people to potential careers in the region’s technology-related fields.
Source: Pittsburgh Business Times