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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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Video: Upcoming Access Job Fair

Krem 2 has joined us in supporting this year’s Access Job Fair, a hiring event held each October in celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Kevin Williams, WorkSource Spokane Operator, sat down for their Live Well Spokane segment to talk about the event. Watch the video here, and learn more about the event here.

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WorkSource Spokane highlighted in DHHS Brief

A series of case studies commissioned by the federal Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Family Assistance highlight the innovative coordination strategies of TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) and WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) programs in serving low-income and vulnerable populations. Spokane was highlighted in the first report of the series, …

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SWC awarded $1.7 million for poverty reduction pilot project

For Immediate Release Contact: Mark Mattke, CEO, mmattke@spokaneworkforce.org, 509-960-6263 Date: 6/27/19 Spokane Workforce Council awarded $1.7 million for poverty reduction pilot project at Spokane Resource Center SPOKANE, WA: The Spokane Workforce Council (SWC) has been awarded $1.7 million as part of Governor Jay Inslee’s Economic Security for All (EcSA) initiative. EcSA grants, awarded from the …

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