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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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Spokane Workforce Council and local partners serve those in need during the COVID-19 outbreak

SPOKANE, WA: The Spokane Workforce Council (SWC) funds and directs the WorkSource System in Spokane, including WorkSource Spokane, the Spokane Resource Center, the Next Generation Zone and the Talent Solutions Center, which collectively are known as the Spokane WorkSource Campus. Due to the social distancing measures necessary to slow the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak …

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KXLY Highlights Community Resource Exchange

November 16, 2019: Spokane County United Way partnered with the Spokane Resource Center, Spokane Workforce Council, and many other community partners to put on a resource fair where citizens could access a myriad of services as well as hygiene items, winter clothing, and a meal. Click here to see KXLY’s story covering the event.

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National Apprenticeship Week – New Video and Website!

November 13, 2019 In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week, taking place November 11-15, the Spokane Workforce Council has launched a video in partnership with Career Explore NW from KSPS. The video highlights various apprenticeship opportunities available throughout Spokane County. From trades to healthcare, take an in-depth look at how apprenticeships can provide valuable paid training …

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SWC Presents the 2019 Spokane Internship Guide Business Award to DH

October 23, 2019 | Spokane, WA – The Spokane Workforce Council is pleased to announce the 2019 Spokane Internship Guide Business Award winner is branding and communications agency, DH (www.weareDH.com). In addition to being named the 2019 best business for interns, the company will also receive a $10,000 prize package. Runners-up to be honored included …

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Access Spokane Job & Resource Fair a Success

October 1, 2019: In celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the Spokane Workforce Council partnered with WorkSource Spokane, KREM 2, Spokane County, and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) to deliver its annual Access Spokane Job Fair.  Over 330 job candidates connected with businesses looking to hire their next employee, service providers sharing available …

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