My WLA Experience by Ron Scott

Ron Scott Program Manager, Training Programs Last year, Towards Employment Training Manager, Ron Scott, was selected as part of Cleveland’s inaugural cohort of WLA. What happens when 33 workforce professionals are placed together in an environment in which they have a chance to share experiences, brainstorm ideas, and develop solutions to some of the most…

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The Sound of Ideas: TE Segment

Published April 9, 2024 at 5:00 AM By Jay Shah Read the full article at Ideastream It is safe to say that Monday may have eclipsed — pun intended — any opportunity many have had or will have of a collective experience from a celestial event this year and for the next 75 years in Ohio…

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Partner Spotlight: Towards Employment and Acor Join Hands for Success

April 2, 2024 By Alyssa DeFlorentis Read the full article at Acor Navigating the path to sustainable employment, especially for individuals facing barriers, requires dedication and collaborative effort. Towards Employment, a beacon of hope in Northeast Ohio’s workforce development landscape, and Acor, a steadfast advocate for second chances and meaningful employment, have forged a powerful…

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DeShon Pennyman and Mardell Duff

Real people, DeShon Pennyman & Mardell Duff Towards Employment, Pathways to Success Alumni They wanted me to tell EVERYONE at TE how much they appreciate the chance [TE] gave them” -Jaymone Whittaker TE Career Coach TE career coach Jaymone Whittaker came across TE Pathways to Success alumni DeShon Pennyman and Mardell Duff on the job!…

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3 Cleveland nonprofits receive $2M donation from Mackenzie Scott

Posted at 8:01 PM, Mar 21, 2024 and last updated 8:01 PM, Mar 21, 2024 By: Maya Morita Read the full article and see the full video at News 5 Cleveland Mackenzie Scott, a philanthropist and ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeffrey Bezos, has been donating millions of dollars to nonprofit organizations, some of which are in Northeast Ohio.…

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Towards Employment one of four local organizations to receive MacKenize Scott funds

Monday, March 25, 2024 FreshWater Staff Read the full article at FreshWater Cleveland Courtesy of Towards Employment Towards Employment, which offers job skill training and development to increases opportunities for workers, announced last week that it had received the largest gift in its 48-year history—$2 Million from billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. Towards Employment is one of…

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MacKenzie Scott gives millions to 4 Cleveland nonprofits

Posted: Mar 19, 2024 / 10:19 PM EDT Updated: Mar 20, 2024 / 04:26 PM EDT Fox 8 News Cleveland Read the Full Article on Fox 8 Billionaire philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott announced Tuesday she is giving $640 million to 361 small nonprofits that responded to an open call for applications. Click here to…

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4 Cleveland nonprofits awarded millions from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

Updated: Mar. 19, 2024, 3:57 p.m. Published: Mar. 19, 2024, 3:40 p.m. By Hannah Drown Read the full article at Cleveland.com Birthing Beautiful Communities is dedicated to improving Cleveland’s dire infant mortality rate through culture, education, advocacy, support, and engagement. (Photo courtesy of Birthing Beautiful Communities) CLEVELAND, Ohio – Four Northeast Ohio nonprofits received millions of dollars…

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MacKenzie Scott Doles Out $7 Million in Donations to Four Cleveland Nonprofits

The latest round of donations from the billionaire sought to “identify, uplift, and empower transformative organizations that often remain unseen” Tue, Mar 19, 2024 at 1:09 pm By Vince Grzegorek Read the full article at Cleveland Scene The LGBT Community Center in Gordon Square. The City of Cleveland Four Cleveland nonprofits were among 361 beneficiaries of…

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MacKenzie Scott gives millions to Northeast Ohio groups in latest round of donations

March 19, 2024 11:52 AM Crain’s Staff Read the full article at Crain’s Cleveland Business Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, Bloomberg Philanthropist MacKenize Scott has announced a new round of donations via her Yield Giving organization, and several Northeast Ohio groups are among the recipients. In Ohio, a total of $13 million was spread across seven different groups, including…

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