workforce development

A post from the Adopt A High School Senior 2020 Facebook group
Adopt A High School Senior 2020
Cherri Gregg
May 29, 2020 - 12:36 pm
When Philadelphia teacher Kelli Wyatt started a social media effort to celebrate high school seniors whose graduations and proms were sidelined by COVID-19, she had no idea it would grow as big as it did. Read more here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
April 30, 2020 - 8:31 pm
Philadelphia’s fight against COVID-19, including a stay-at-home order that has shuttered most businesses, has cost the city $649 million, money that Mayor Jim Kenney will propose making up with a combination of cuts and tax increases when he presents a revised budget to City Council on Friday. Read...
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Gov. Wolf signs an executive order in the Capitol rotunda Tuesday.
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Tony Romeo
February 19, 2019 - 1:38 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf has signed an executive order creating a “command center” to coordinate economic and workforce development. Jessica Trybus is a member of the Pennsylvania Workforce Development Board and founder of a company that uses video games to encourage young...
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80 men and women who completed Uplift Workforce Solutions graduated from the program at Temple's Mitten Hall.
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Cherri Gregg
November 27, 2018 - 3:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Brandon McCoy describes his vision for himself: "To be productive and make good decisions." McCoy is one of 80 men and women who completed Uplift Workforce Solutions , a program that provides four weeks of life skills training and two weeks of technical training to...
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Businesses shared success stories about practical workforce development solutions at a Roadmap for Growth forum.
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Steve Tawa
May 30, 2018 - 11:41 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia-area business and civic leaders are providing a roadmap for homeless people to find jobs. Their program is called "Combating Homelessness Through Economic Empowerment." Comcast executive David Cohen says through the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce's "...
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