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Governor Implements “NC Job Ready” for Workforce Development

February 23, 2018
Workforce development is central to Governor Cooper’s administration. See the full announcement containing principles and goals of the initiative, and the role of workforce boards here.
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CAWDB Sets Priorities for the Next Two Years

November 29, 2017
The Capital Area Workforce Development Board has selected 3 priorities for the current, and next, fiscal year: Apprenticeship, Advocacy, and Advancing Youth (Unifying Goal.) Work in these areas support the purpose of CAWDB, which is to — have a workforce system that is responsive to the needs of the local area, — connect private and public resources necessary to ...
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1st Cohort Graduates from IT Beginnings!

November 29, 2017
Information technology jobs are plentiful due to a shortage of skilled workers, not just locally, but nationally.  IT Beginnings was created to help young people, with little to no technical skills, develop tech skills and earn an industry-recognized credential in order to qualify for these in-demand jobs. Seven individuals completed the 12-week program that included mock interviews with ...
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Get Skilled with YouthBuild!

August 23, 2017
The YouthBuild program will provide education, training, and hands-on work experience to young people between the ages of 16 and 24 from targeted zip codes within Wake County. It is designed for those who need to obtain a high school diploma or GED, and are facing other life challenges that make it difficult to find ...
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Backpacks-2-Briefcases: College Grads Need Help, Too

August 14, 2017
Believe it or not, there’s a workforce program to help most every personal situation a person might find themselves in, regardless of age, experience, and background. John was an NCSU college graduate working full-time, but making minimum wage in a job unrelated to his degree. It offered no pathway for him to reach his career goal ...
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IT Beginnings Class – Apply Here!

June 6, 2017
IT Beginnings is for young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 interested in tech careers. Employers across industries need tech professionals and IT Beginnings offers basic training and a certification that will allow young adults to continue their education in the field or obtain entry-level positions. In addition, participants will learn by touring ...
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Presentations from GPS Event Available!

May 9, 2017
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CAWD Welcomes Input on WIOA Plan

April 12, 2017
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires each Workforce Development Board (WDB) to develop and submit, in partnership with the local chief elected official, a comprehensive four-year plan to the state. We submitted ours in May, 2016. Annually, each WDB will provide updates to the four-year plan. The WIOA Program Year (PY) 2017 Plan ...
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CAWD Launches Podcast Channel

April 10, 2017
To help the public better understand what we do, we have started a podcast channel! Workforce development can be a complicated story to tell since there are so many moving parts; multiple organizations, people, and businesses working in pursuit of a common goal – building a highly-skilled and efficient workforce. Podcasts are an up and ...
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Cisco Lunch & Learn

March 7, 2017
Educational Data Systems Incorporated (EDSI) hosted a Lunch & Learn with Cisco for the Capital Area Youth program in Raleigh. EDSI is a national workforce development consulting company. Their Wake County office provides academic and career services to local youth, in and out of school, aged 16 to 24. Twenty-eight young adults attended the event to ...
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