Nov 4 - 6, 2013 - The Hartford Opportunity Youth Collaborative goes to Aspen - The Hartford Opportunity Youth Collaborative, chaired by Mayor Segarra, has been charged with addressing the employment needs of youth ages 16-24 who have not completed high school, are not furthering their education and are currently unemployed. The Collaborative was invited to attend the Aspen Forum for Community Solutions where they discussed collaboration strategies.(l-r) Alex Johnson & Kim Oliver, Capital Workforce Partners, Trish Torruella, The City of Hartford, Lee Hunt, Blue Hills Civic Association, Eileen Peltier, Asnuntuck Community College, Andy Tyskiewicz, (CREC), Yanil Teron, Center for Latino Progress, Hector Rivera, OPP)
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Summer Satisfaction 2013 - Sept 11 & Sept 18 - Capital Workforce Partners hosted two Employer Appreciation & Debriefing sessions to gather feedback about the Summer Youth Employment and Learning from the employer perspective. The first meeting, on Sept 11, occured in New Britain for employers west of Hartford at OIC of New Britain. The second meeting occured Sept 18th, for Hartford, East Hartford and Manchester employers at the Artists Collective.
Memories of 2013
Summer Youth Employment
Julie Vumback, Hartford Hospital - Julie, who
aspires to be a surgeon, spent her summer learning about "robotic"
patients that are used to train medical professionals. Hartford Hospital was an employer paid worksite.
Jodian Daley & Kymona Davis - Stop & Shop, Bloomfield, - Jodian and Kymona worked in the florist department, learning to
make arrangements and how to care for different types of flowers.
The Worksite Provider: Blue Hills (BHCA)
Samuel DeDiego -Spring Brook Ice & Fuel,
New Britain - Samuel spent his summer organizing
the front office and delivering ice.
Worksite Provider: Opportunities
Industrialization Center (OIC)
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Manchester Job Match Event a Success
Nov 19, 2013 - The Manchester Chamber of Commerce
co-hosted a job match event for 80 pre-screened CTWorks Job Seekers, matching their interests with job openings at 12 area businesses.
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July 18, 2013 - Serving Connecticut's Veterans -
Governor Dannel Malloy called a press conference at the Hartford CTWorks One Stop to publicly sign Bill 865, a bill designed to expand the eligibility of the Vets STEP-UP Program, into law. Previously, the Vets STEP-UP program was only permitted to serve Post 9/11 combat Veterans. That definition has now been expanded to also include Veterans from previous military conflicts. (Photo Above - Governor Malloy with CWP's Vet Step Up Coordinator, Monica Cox) For more information about this program, contact Monica.
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or RR Donnelley. For all others be sure to visit the CTWorks nearest you to see how we can help.
OIC Career Fair, Oct 2, 2013 - Over 500 job seekers from the New Britain area attended the OIC Career Fair at 114 North St where CTWorks and the Jobs Funnel joined other educational and employer vendors in offering employment and training opportunities.
September 26, 2013 - CWP's Tom Phillips and Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra visit the White House for President Obama's Youth Jobs + Champions of Change event. The President spoke about the critical importance of preparing the future workforce, as Champions from around the country were recognized.- Our Regional Youth Jobs + Brochure
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Aug 19, 2013 - Congresswoman Esty's Employment and Workforce Roundtable - Congresswoman Esty assembled key stakeholders in her district's economy to discuss both supporting an economy that creates jobs while ensuring there is a qualified workforce to meet the demand.
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