On September 23, the Center for Workforce & Economic Opportunity coordinated a webinar as part of their Ask Us Anything series. The webinar hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, featured guest speakers Tracey Carey, Executive Director of Midwest Urban Strategies (MUS), and MUS board members Linda Woloshansky, President & CEO of the Center…

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September 18, 2020 Indiana Secretary of Career Connections and Talent Blair Milo joined state and local officials on September 18, 2020 to announce the Northwest Indiana Region as Indiana’s eighth 21st Century Talent Region, a statewide designation awarded to Indiana communities focused on working collaboratively to attract, develop and connect talent. “As a LaPorte native,…

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September 2020 Hoosiers can get a high school diploma, brush up on their career skills, or learn a new skillset, at no cost through the Center of Workforce Innovations (CWI) Adult Learning Centers. All throughout Northwest Indiana, the CWI Adult Learning Centers continue to aid Hoosiers who want to improve themselves and move on to…

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By: Curtis Hankins, NWI.LifeLast Updated: September 17, 2020 Indiana is currently offering businesses financial reimbursement for training and upskilling their employees to new roles. The program, called Rapid Recovery for a Better Future, is funded through the CARES Act and designed to kick start the economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Just because…

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Region 1 Northwest Indiana WIOA Youth RFP Jasper, Lake, La Porte, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, Starke Counties post Request for Proposals (RFP) for A Special Project funded by Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Program. You can access the full RFP document here.

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Region 1 Northwest Indiana WIOA Youth RFP Jasper, Lake, La Porte, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, Starke Counties has posted a Request for Proposals (RFP) for A Special Project funded by Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Program. You can access the full RFP document here.

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A partnership between the State of Indiana and 180 Skills will allow up to 100,000 Hoosiers to gain key workforce skills free of charge through an online library of courses. Individuals who enroll will have the opportunity to complete courses designed to improve general employability skills applicable across job sectors or develop the foundational knowledge…

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Center of Workforce Innovations (CWI) is issuing this Invitation for Bid (IFB) to solicit interest by experienced entities to provide marketing assistance to the Communications Department of CWI. You can access the full IFB document here.

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By: Center of Workforce InnovationsLast Updated: September 4, 2020 The iron worker, the truck driver, the teacher, the waitress, the drill press operator, the superintendent, the carpenter, the nurse, the phlebotomist, the social worker or workforce development specialist.  On June 28, 1894, President Grover Cleveland signed a law establishing the first Monday in September of each year…

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