Review written by Bishara Addison, TE Senior Manager, Policy & Strategic Initiatives In order to realize that vision, however, skills policies targeting industries and workers need champions at the state and federal levels. In addition, income and social safety net supports are essential to support job seekers as they weather the storm into this reimagined…Read More
Policy Corner: We are following the following issues in the statehouse: Fines and fees related to driver’s license reinstatement Legislative Win! HB 285 has passed in the Ohio House and Senate! HB 285 will make permanent the Driver’s License Reinstatement Fee Debt Reduction and Amnesty Program. This is an important policy for Towards Employment participants.…Read More
Towards Employment continues to provide essential services to new job seekers, current participants and TE alumni. We are working in coordination with community partners and local governmental offices like Cuyahoga County Jobs and Family Services, United Way of Greater Cleveland and Ohio Means Jobs | Cuyahoga County to make sure that those looking for work…Read More
Towards Employment is following these issues in the statehouse: a. Fines and fees related to driver’s license reinstatement Legislative Opportunity: Support HB285 (has passed in the Ohio House) in the Senate to make permanent the Driver’s License Reinstatement Fee Debt Reduction and Amnesty Program as well as expand the number of people who qualify b.…Read More
Bloom Bakery, a social venture of Towards
Employment, will close its retail locations (in Campus District and Public
Square) at 4PM on Wednesday November 6.
Wholesale and catering business will wrap up Friday, November 8, 2019.
From the City Club of Cleveland Economic OpportunityCommon Ground sessions on wealth disparity and mobility complement our upcoming forums with Edgar Villanueva discussing Decolonizing Wealthon July 17 and Building Opportunity in Today’s Labor Market, featuring Maureen Conway of the Aspen Institute, on August 2. Let’s bring these discussions of capitalism and equity together this weekend.…Read More
By Grace Heffernan Towards Employment is in the business of connecting employers to the talent they need and jobseekers to career pathways with family sustaining wages. Practically speaking that means we: Help people gain the tools they need to find a job, navigate life’s obstacles, and secure a path toward a long-term career Partner with business…Read More
4/5/19: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Download the press release CLEVELAND – Fresh off a successful crowdfunding campaign that raised $26,600 for 10 baker apprenticeships, Bloom Bakery, a social venture of Towards Employment, announces new menu items, happy hour specials, and a new chef dinner series. Launched in 2016 as a Towards Employment social venture, Bloom Bakery exists…Read More
Towards Employment Announces New Program to Support Employee Retention and Company Growth 3/25/19: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Download the press release Cleveland – Towards Employment is proud to announce the launch of Achieve Solutions, an innovative program to help local employers better support their frontline workers by offering personalized, immediate, and human-to-human assistance when workers face challenges in maintaining employment.…Read More
We have all benefited from the advice, guidance, connections, or coaching from our peers along our career journey. No one finds a career alone. Towards Employment is the support and help for over 2,500 people in our community each year. TE provides the right support, at the right time, to help an individual navigate his…Read More