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Living the Life: Breaking Down Barriers to Successful Reentry

The obstacles ex-offenders face on the road to reestablishing themselves as citizens in the community can be overwhelming. One goal of the re-entry simulation program is to help participants experience first-hand some of the unnecessary barriers returning citizens face following an incarceration. In March, Central Iowa Works was invited to share our most recent presentation […]

Policy and Systems Change: Iowa Skills2Complete Coalition Presents Recommendations for 2017 State Legislative Session

The Iowa Skills2Compete Coalition, convened by Central Iowa Works and with membership representative of nonprofit organizations, faith-based groups, labor unions, government agencies and business partners, has presented seven policy recommendations for the 2017 state legislative session. A new 16-page report draws attention Iowa’s education and workforce trends, alongside occupational examples and recommendations with an emphasis […]

Prepare to Care on Front Line of Central Iowa Works, Senior Housing Workforce Partnership

Central Iowa Works has formed a new Workforce Partnership with Senior Housing Management, emphasizing the importance of connecting direct care professionals with a healthful dose of both educational and career-building resources. Senior Housing, dedicated to providing essential care that translates into a higher quality of life for Iowa’s seniors, notes integrity, compassion and expertise among […]

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