CWI is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) for Summer Youth Project/s funded by Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Program. You can access the full RFP here. Questions relating to this RFP may be submitted prior to deadline of January 31, 2022 . Questions must be in writing and directed to Tamara Stump, tstump@cwicorp.com.

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By: Rachel Calderone Last Updated: January 5, 2022 The Center of Workforce Innovations has a mission to ensure a workforce exists in the Region now and in the future. In doing so, the not-for-profit organization has built programs to support the youth of the Region by giving them the skills to succeed as college students or workers in Northwest Indiana. Since 2006, the Center of Workforce Innovations has helped 2,325 students in the Region. Tammy Stump is a Senior Workforce Associate and has been with the Center of Workforce Innovations since 2000. The majority of her time with the company has been spent overseeing…

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Dan Carden Northwest Indiana leaders made their pitch to state economic development officials Wednesday for $52 million in funding to support 36 regional projects focused on taking an already dynamic corner of the state to the next level. “Northwest Indiana is on the tipping point of greatness,” proclaimed Heather Ennis, president of the Northwest Indiana…

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By: Curtis Hankins, Quisha King Last Updated: October 29, 2021 On Wednesday afternoon, Center of Workforce Innovations (CWI) and the Northwest Indiana Workforce Board brought together two dozen manufacturers from across the Region for their Manufacturing Industry Job Fair. The event at Avalon Manor in Merrillville was attended by close to 400 jobseekers who visited with the…

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Joseph S. Pete Looking for a good-paying factory job? Top employers like Alliance Steel, Cleveland-Cliffs, Carl Buddig and U.S. Steel will be at a manufacturing job fair Wednesday. The Center of Workforce Innovations and Northwest Indiana Workforce Board will host the Manufacturing Job Fair from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Avalon Manor banquet…

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By: Lauren Grasham Last Updated: October 22, 2021 Center of Workforce Innovations helps employers launch non-traditional apprenticeship programs including Childcare Development Associate Credential program – NWILife The Center of Workforce Innovations (CWI) is offering apprenticeship programs tailored to every employer’s needs. “CWI helps employers to develop registered apprenticeship programs to meet the training needs of…

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The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) is reminding Hoosiers that all federal unemployment insurance (UI) benefit programs under the CARES Act will end on Sept. 4, 2021. The programs that will end are: Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC), which provides for an additional $300 weekly payment Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), which provides benefits for…

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