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Press ReleasesJan 16, 2018

Partner4Work, the workforce development organization for the Pittsburgh area, is teaming up with the charitable arm of Google to expand access to IT careers to those underrepresented in the technology industry. As a Google.org nonprofit grantee, Partner4Work will provide access to 100 scholarships to train young adults with the skills needed to begin an IT career.

Partner4Work NewsDec 17, 2017

Partner4Work's Vera Krekanova Krofcheck discusses the study to understand the causes and consequences of a shrinking labor force in a booming economy.

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Partner4Work NewsDec 13, 2017

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times

Partner4Work NewsNov 6, 2017

The announced $3 billion in investments from the region's leading hospital system should provide an abundance of well-paying job opportunities for Pittsburgh-area job seekers. But will Pittsburgh have enough technically trained people to fill the demand?

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Partner4Work NewsOct 12, 2017

Google CEO Sundar Pichai announces Grow with Google, a five-year initiative to provide $1 billion to non-profits across the globe to address digital literacy and job skills.

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times

Workforce News & TrendsSep 26, 2017

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s RISE (Reentry through Industry Specific Education) Project is currently seeking candidates for the program. Now entering its sixth year, the successful construction job-training program focuses on individuals 17-24 who need to earn their GED.

Source: South Pittsburgh Reporter

Partner4Work NewsSep 17, 2017

NEXT Pittsburgh interviews Partner4Work Board member and ambassador Will Allen, former safety for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Source: NEXT Pittsburgh

Partner4Work NewsSep 17, 2017

The Allegheny Conference on Community Development made the right move by naming Stefani Pashman as CEO, effective Oct. 2.

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Partner4Work NewsSep 15, 2017

Earlier this year, Sarah Peterson of Friendship made the transition from working in nonprofit communications to a career in coding.
She did that by completing a coding bootcamp at Academy Pittsburgh in May. While hunting for a job, Peterson said those hiring and at networking events were generally positive about that experience — and her lack of a bachelors in a related field.

Source: The Incline

Partner4Work NewsSep 12, 2017

The Allegheny Conference on Community Development has found a new leader, one with deep understanding of the Pittsburgh region’s workforce challenges.

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Partner4Work NewsSep 12, 2017

Stefani Pashman has been named CEO of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, effective Oct. 2.

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times

Partner4Work NewsSep 12, 2017

PITTSBURGH – Stefani Pashman has been named chief executive officer of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development and its affiliates, effective Oct. 2. She succeeds Dennis Yablonsky, who earlier this year announced his decision to step down from the position at the end of 2017.

Source: Washington Observer-Reporter

Press ReleasesSep 12, 2017

Stefani Pashman, Chief Executive Officer of Partner4Work (formerly Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board), will step down after more than seven years to become CEO of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development. She will assume the role October 2, 2017.

Partner4Work NewsSep 12, 2017

The Allegheny Conference on Community Development has named Stefani Pashman its new CEO..
Pashman, the current CEO of Partner4Work in Pittsburgh, will take over the post from Dennis Yablonsky, who plans to retire.

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune Review

Partner4Work NewsSep 1, 2017

Partner4Work, the organization once known as the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board, has established a new satellite office of PA CareerLink at the Energy Innovation Center in the Lower Hill.

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times

Press ReleasesAug 31, 2017

Partner4Work proudly announces the launch of a satellite office of PA CareerLink® Pittsburgh/Allegheny County at the Energy Innovation Center (EIC) in the Lower Hill District of the city.

Partner4Work NewsAug 30, 2017

Next City explores the maker movement at 7800 Susquehanna Street in Homewood.

Source: Next City

Partner4Work NewsAug 16, 2017

The premise of the game "Booeys: A Ghost's Code" is a simple one: guide a ghost through a series of increasingly difficult puzzles, helping characters called "Lost" reach the portal on the other side and avoid various pitfalls along the way.

It's the real endgame that is a little more complex. At the end of each level, players see what skill sets they used to achieve a solution, including "logic," "problem-solving," "algorithmic thinking," "building solutions" and "attention to detail."

Source: Pittsburgh Business Times

Workforce News & TrendsAug 14, 2017

Allegheny County, on behalf of DHS and the Allegheny County Jail Collaborative, is soliciting proposals for a vocational training program in the Allegheny County Jail. The goal of the vocational training program is to assist Allegheny County Jail Reentry Program participants in completing a certified or credentialed training program that will enable them to obtain employment in a vocational field following release from the Jail.

Partner4Work NewsAug 13, 2017

One recent afternoon, Sita Adhikari disappeared into small room bustling with nurses on the fifth floor of Jefferson Hospital. Her shift drawing to a close, she emerged with a cart of plastic cups and moved briskly down the cardiac care unit full of thirsty, bedridden patients.

An 18-year-old Baldwin High School student, Ms. Adhikari came to the U.S. from Nepal five years ago as a refugee. But for all the instability she has experienced, she has her future mapped out: She wants to go to college to be a nurse.

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette