Innovative Partnership Brings Challenges, Triumph and Healing Moments to Cleveland stage on June 17 with Work & Reentry Experience

For Immediate Release Media Contact:  Adaora Schmiedl, 216-696-7310, aschmiedl@towardsemployment.org   Innovative Partnership Brings Challenges, Triumph and Healing Moments to Cleveland stage on June 17 with Work & Reentry Experience   June 2, 2023 – CLEVELAND – Dominick Farinacci, international jazz artist, Cleveland native and co-creator of Modern Warrior LIVE, is partnering with Towards Employment to create a…

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4 National Models Come to CLE

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Adaora Schmiedl aschmiedl@towardsemployment.org 216-696-731   Towards Employment helps bring four innovative national models to Cleveland: Grow with Google, Employer Resource Network®, Financial Opportunity Center® and a Workforce Leadership Academy. December 22, 2022 – CLEVELAND – This year, Towards Employment has been part of several successful initiatives that bring national resources to…

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NEO WORKFORCE COALITION PARTNERS WITH STATE COALITION TO
BRING WORKFORCE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY TO CLEVELAND

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Adaora Schmiedl 216-696-7310 | aschmiedl@towardsemployment.org NEO WORKFORCE COALITION PARTNERS WITH STATE COALITION TO BRING WORKFORCE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY TO CLEVELAND December 8, 2022 – CLEVELAND – After a national competitive process, the Aspen Institute selected eight organizations, including the Ohio Workforce Coalition (OWC), as partners to deliver local Workforce Leadership Academies.…

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Op-ed: For workers, it’s a ‘good job’ that makes the difference

Published: November 15, 2022 01:43 PM Author: Jill Rizika Read the full Op-ed on Crain’s Getty Images/iStock | Paid training, employer-sponsored training or ongoing on-the-job training such as apprenticeships are critical, writes Jill Rizika. Jill Rizika is executive director of Towards Employment. The Fund for our Economic Future’s “Where Are the Workers” report characterized the…

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Towards Employment Joins Google Program to Offer Digital Skills Training for People Impacted by Incarceration

Contact: Adaora Schmiedl 216-696-7310 aschmiedl@towardsemployment.org In June, Google announced an initiative to help people impacted by incarceration gain digital skills through strategic partnerships and programming November 15, 2022 – CLEVELAND — Today, Towards Employment announced it’s working with Google to provide digital skills programs to advance economic opportunity for people impacted by incarceration. In June,…

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MAGNET’s new headquarters aims for more

Published October 28, 2022 11:00 AM Written by Rachel Abbey McCafferty Read the full article on Crain’s Roger Mastroianni | The purpose of the new headquarters is not just to serve as a new home for MAGNET; it's to highlight manufacturing careers and processes. The heart of MAGNET’s work has long been manufacturers. But with…

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Social Determinants of Work Initiative

View the United Way webpage. The Social Determinants of Work (SDoW) Initiative will bring the Greater Cleveland community together to strategically advance access to work through deepened understanding of the barriers workers face, including benefit cliffs. GET INVOLVED IN OUR COMMUNITY EVENTS What are the Social Determinants of Work? United Way of Greater Cleveland and Towards…

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