Real-Time Takes: STARs – Success Stories Despite the Odds

Real-Time Takes A Policy Blogcast STARs – Success Stories Despite the Odds Interview with Chrissy Adams and Joan Crosby July 1, 2024 Interview by Brian Balogh & Gabrielle Fortin Written by Gabrielle Fortin Did you know that if you are at least 25, have a high-school diploma but not a four-year degree, and are currently…

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Opportunity@Work Awards $2 Million to Organizations Accelerating Economic Mobility for Workers Skilled Through Alternative Routes (STARs)

NEWS PROVIDED BY Opportunity@Work  Jun 25, 2024, 09:00 ET Read the full article at PR Newswire   National nonprofit’s latest grant program recognizes eight training and talent development providers committed to helping STARs access career opportunities in high-growth fields WASHINGTON, June 25, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — National economic mobility nonprofit Opportunity@Work today announced eight recipients of its Powering…

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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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Lost Your License in Ohio Due to Debt? A New State Bill Might Fix That

A Marshall Project – Cleveland and News 5 report helped spark a bipartisan bill to end spiraling financial strain on hundreds of thousands of drivers. December 21, 2023 By Mark Puente, The Marshall Project and Tara Morgan, News 5 Cleveland This article was published in partnership with News 5 Cleveland. Read the full article at The Marshall…

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About Senate Bill 37

About SB37 Senate Bill 37 removes the ability to suspend a person’s license for non-driving related issues, such as unpaid parking tickets, therefore removing the barrier to employment for millions of hard-working Ohioans and businesses that employ them. Ohio sees roughly 3 million license suspensions per year with over 60% of these being for debt-related…

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