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California's Allied Health Workforce
Interest vs Intent: The STEM GAP

ACT releases study "The Condition of STEM 2013" suggesting that there is a gap between youth interested in STEM and those who plan to pursue a STEM major or career.   To access the national or state reports, go to: http://www.act.org/stemcondition/13/.

Posted On: Jul 30, 2018 11:30 AM
Posted By: Maisha Meminger

National Child Awareness Month Youth Ambassador Program
Volunteering: Helping Yourself and Your Community

Discussion about the Bureau of Labor Statistics Economic News Release entitled “Volunteering in the United States – 2012.”  To view the news release, visit: http://www.bls.gov/news.release/volun.nr0.htm.

Posted On: Sep 18, 2017 3:01 PM
Posted By: Maisha Meminger

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Promising Practices in Work-Based Learning...

View  National Skills Coalition and National Youth Employment Coalition Publishes “Promising Practices in Work-Based Learning for Youth”

Posted On: Mar 03, 2017 9:14 AM
Posted By: Maisha Meminger

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There is nothing Soft about “Soft Skills;” they’re Essential!

Do you take charge? Are you a team player? Are you on time?  Do you dress appropriately for your employment?

Posted On: Mar 16, 2017 5:07 PM
Posted By: Maisha Meminger

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WIOA Provides Opportunity for Education and Workforce Cross-System Partnership

WIOA places heightened emphasis on the alignment of programs that serve out-of-school youth in order to ensure they obtain the skills necessary to prepare for successful workforce participation and continued educational achievement.

Posted On: Jan 18, 2017 3:50 PM
Posted By: Maisha Meminger

21st Century Conservation Service Corps Federal Register Notice Questions & Answers
WorkforceGPS Member Directory

We are thrilled to announce that the WorkforceGPS Member Directory is live and available from the Member Directory tab on the home page. 

Posted On: Sep 18, 2017 2:56 PM
Posted By: Maisha Meminger

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Our Technical Assistance (TA) Series Kick-off was awesome!

On October 24 – 25, 2017, the Division of Youth Services kicked off its latest round of technical assistance - Our Journey Together: The WIOA Youth Program Technical Assistance (TA) Series! We had close to 2,000 people register for each session, demonstrating the interest and excitement of coming together to grow the field and learn from one another!   

Posted On: Nov 06, 2017 11:08 AM
Posted By: Maisha Meminger

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Society of American Indian Government Employees notice/website – 15th Annual National Training...

View the SAIGE (Society of American Indian Government Employees) notice/website – 15th Annual National Training Program, June 11-14, Green Bay Wisconsin

Posted On: Mar 07, 2018 4:12 PM
Posted By: Guy Suetopka