Posts by Terrance Reynolds

Bloom Bakery Turns 2 and Celebrates a Successful CrowdRise Campaign

Bloom Bakery, a social venture of Towards Employment, is celebrating two years in business this month. Since 2016, the Bakery has provided over 50 jobs to Clevelanders looking for a second chance and meaningful employment. Bloom is set to build up its catering and wholesale business with seed money from a recent successful CrowdRise campaign.…

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National Skills Coalition Reflection

Last month, Towards Employment was represented at the National Skills Coalition (NSC) annual Skills Summit, a conference that engages stakeholders from across the country in a national agenda to help build up our country’s workforce and the policy changes to make that possible. The National Skills Coalition brings together a broad-based coalition that believes in order to…

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Sweet Treats & Second Chances for Bloom Bakery

Bloom Bakery, a social venture of Towards Employment, announced today the launch of their Crowdrise Fundraiser “Sweet Treats and Second Chances” to expand their catering and wholesale business. The campaign will run for 40 days, and has a goal of raising $25,000. “More than 3000 people come to Towards Employment every year to work on…

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Making a Clear Pathway

Towards Employment staff participated in Making a Clear Pathway: Transitioning for Successful Reentry organized by the Literacy Cooperative in conjunction with Cuyahoga Community College, Seeds of Literacy, Cuyahoga County Public Library and Towards Employment. The event helped adult literacy providers develop a stronger understanding of the reentry ecosystem to better support students who have criminal records or…

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