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 […]

National Fund for Workforce Solutions Launches with Expanded Mission

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions has launched with an expanded mission and mandate focused on driving practices, policies, and investments that enable workers to succeed in good jobs. Central Iowa Works­­ is one of more than 30 regional collaboratives bringing together diverse partners to help individuals develop new skills and access a good job, […]

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 […]

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