Meet the press.

A round-up of latest news on the people, programs and partners of Central Iowa Works.

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“The Workforce Development Challenges of Returning Citizens: A Simulation from Mitchellville, Iowa” – Chicago Fed – January 26, 2017

United Way of Central Iowa receives largest grant; project aims to train workers in health care skills” – Business Record – November 29, 2016

Inmates in Iowa train for jobs on the outside” – KWQC-TV6 – July 26, 2016

DMACC helping female inmates” – Journal Express – July 21, 2016

Women inmates go beyond expectations in logistics training” – The Gazette – June 5, 2016

First-Of-Its-Kind Program Helping Inmates Reform, Land Good Jobs” – WHO TV – May 19, 2016

Walmart Foundation grant paves the way for job training in Iowa prisons” – Newton Daily News – April 22, 2016

Hiring People with Criminal Histories on the Rise” – NetPEO – January 22, 2016

The struggle to help people find better jobs” – Des Moines Register – October 31, 2015

Free course to provide training for direct care workers” – Business Record – April 13, 2015 

Business Awards: May 22″ – Des Moines Register – May 22, 2015

Partnership addresses community need for Direct Care Professionals by providing free job training program” – Easter Seals – April 9, 2015 

United Way to set up transportation career program” – Des Moines Register – March 24, 2015

Grant to fund transportation career academy” – Business Record – March 24, 2015

On jobs and the skills gap” – USA Today – December 4, 2014