Press Release: Amazing CLE Experience – World Class Jazz Meets Real Life Stories

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Adaora Schmiedl, 216-401-6883, aschmiedl@towardsemployment.org June 4, 2024 – CLEVELAND – Dominick Farinacci, international jazz artist, Cleveland native and co-creator of Modern Warrior LIVE, is no stranger to the world jazz stage. Towards Employment, founded in 1976 to support Clevelanders in their efforts to keep a job, and evolving over the…

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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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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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Personal View: Workforce development is much more than the first step up

Feb 5, 2024 By Heidi Gartland and Kim Shelnick Read the full article on Crain’s Cleveland Business Ken Blaze Getting talented, motivated people to join your organization – even if it wasn’t in their original plans to contribute to your field – is job one in workforce development. At University Hospitals, we have an incredible…

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Gift of Stock

Donate Stock Making a Gift of Securities Making a gift of securities offers you the chance to support work within your community while also receiving important personal benefits. Securities and mutual funds that have increased in value and been held for more than one year are one of the most popular assets to use.  …

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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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About Senate Bill 37 – Archived

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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