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Workforce System Response to COVID-19 – July 27 Report

July 27, 2020: This past Saturday marked the end of the additional $600 weekly Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) benefits available to laid off workers. This assistance, funded by the CARES Act, has helped supplement the incomes of everyone receiving unemployment benefit since the crisis began in early March. Congress is currently debating whether or …

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We are Hiring

The Spokane Workforce Council (SWC) is seeking a full-time Communications Manager to advance our brand and image, as well as the brand and image of our various locations, through consistent messaging and strategy. Sites include the SWC, WorkSource Spokane, Next Generation Zone, Spokane Resource Center and Talent Solutions by WorkSource, all of which have different branding, …

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Spokane Resource Center announced as 2020 winner of SNAP Value of Community Award

SNAP names Spokane Resource Center 2020 Value of Community Award winner Spokane, WA – SNAP (Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners) has named the Spokane Resource Center (SRC) the recipient of its 2020 Value of Community Award. The Value of Community Award is one of SNAP’s Mission and Values Awards, which SNAP has been administering for 10 …

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City of Spokane sets aside $500K for rent assistance – Spokane Workforce Council to manage

Spokane, WA – The City of Spokane has announced that $500,000 in funding from the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development will be made available to tenants in Spokane who are struggling to make rent payments during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Spokane Workforce Council was chosen as the nonprofit to oversee the program. Funds …

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Spokane Workforce Council recipient of 2020 WIOA Trailblazer Award from the National Association of Workforce Boards

Spokane, WA – The Spokane Workforce Council (SWC) has been presented with the 2020 WIOA Trailblazer Award by the National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB). The WIOA Trailblazer Award recognizes a local workforce development board that has been a leader in adopting the system changes envisioned in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 …

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