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Workforce Development, Community Organizing in Texas, living wages, Social Justice, Interfaith

Quests' Results..'Extraordinary’ Says Head of City Taskforce

Monday, July 15, 2013
San Antonio Express-News

“Trying and difficult circumstances, namely the closing of San Antonio’s Levi Strauss plant, inspired the visionary leadership that created Project Quest more than 21 years ago. Read more about Quests' Results..'Extraordinary’ Says Head of City Taskforce

Cops/ Metro Alliance

Jobs
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 23:00

AMOS Wins $200K for Project IOWA Job Training: Governor Signs Bill

AMOS stands with Governor Branstad as he signs bill appropriating $200K for Project IOWARepublican Governor Terry Branstad of Iowa signed into law a bill that will appropriate $100,000 per year for Project IOWA for the next two years. Read more about AMOS Wins $200K for Project IOWA Job Training: Governor Signs Bill


Workforce Development, living wages, Labor Market Intermediaries, Organizing in Iowa

Project IOWA Celebrates One Year of Success

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Des Moines Register

Douglas Wells’ path to a well-paying job with potential for advancement had a few bumps, but the 27-year-old credits perseverance and a publicly and privately funded training and mentoring program with helping him reach his goal.... Read more about Project IOWA Celebrates One Year of Success

AMOS

Economic Development, Workforce Development, community organizing in the Midwest, Labor Market Intermediaries

Project Iowa Gives Workers Stability and Dignity

Friday, April 5, 2013
Des Moines Register

 “Jalissa Daniels wrote dark poetry as an early adolescent…She became pregnant at 15, graduated from Scavo Alternative High School and worked at convenient stores and temp agencies. Even though these jobs helped pay the bills, they were not fulfilling…Finding full-time work with benefits was looking grim…  The[n] Rev. Read more about Project Iowa Gives Workers Stability and Dignity

AMOS

Jobs
Saturday, August 11, 2012 - 23:15

TMO Unites Clergy Behind Houston Janitors for Win on Wages

In Houston, The Metropolitan Organization united key clergy in support of janitors as they fought to protect previous wage increases and benefits; prior to the strike, workers earned $8.35 /hour or Read more about TMO Unites Clergy Behind Houston Janitors for Win on Wages


organizing for jobs, organizing in pomona, organizing in the Inland Empire, California IAF, Community Organizing in California, Workforce Development

IESC Preps People for Jobs

Saturday, June 23, 2012
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Kathy McClellan, an instructional aide for the Rosemead School District, is getting ready to search for a job. Read more about IESC Preps People for Jobs

ICON

Jobs, living wages, Economic Incentives, Economic Development, organizing in Texas, Organizing in Austin

Austin Celebrates Progress of Change in Tax Incentives

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
KVUE News

A diverse mix of Labor Union representatives, city and county elected officials, faith-based organizations and advocates fo Read more about Austin Celebrates Progress of Change in Tax Incentives

Austin Interfaith

Jobs
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 21:45

Northern Louisiana Interfaith Leverages $208K for NOVA to Train for Good Jobs

Before the Delta Regional Authority would award workforce development project NOVA $208 thousand to expand training opportunities further into the Delta region, the proposal had to win the approval of Republican Congressman Rodney Alexander and Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal.  Northern Louisiana Interfaith successfully urged both officials to sign off, allowing NOVA to receive the award and pull more people out of Read more about Northern Louisiana Interfaith Leverages $208K for NOVA to Train for Good Jobs


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