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 […]

Central Iowa Employer Summit at Iowa Correctional Institution for Women to Focus on Second Chance Hiring, Iowa’s Untapped Workforce

On behalf of Central Iowa Works, we are pleased to announce that Kyle Horn of America’s Job Honors program will offer the keynote address during this Thursday morning’s Employer Summit, sponsored by our two organizations, at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women (ICIW) in Mitchellville. In the United States, one out of every 28 children […]

Dowling Students Participate in First Central Iowa Works TDL Program Aimed at High School Crowd

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National study finds uncovering job placement opportunities in the transportation and warehousing field is a top priority for service providers as they connect young adults to employment in specific industries. Central Iowa Works is partnering with Dowling Catholic High School to offer students who have no immediate plans for college an alternative career-readiness experience. With […]