Press Releases

CAWD Wins WIOA Trailblazer Award from National Association of Workforce Boards

RALEIGH, NC (May 27, 2021)—The National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB) recently announced Capital Area Workforce Development (CAWD) as the winner of the WIOA Trailblazer Award. The award will be presented at NAWB’s upcoming event The Forum 2021 in Washington, …

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Raleigh, NC (May 10, 2021) – Capital Area Workforce Development (CAWD) will host “Growing Tech Talent: It’s Everybody’s Business” on May 19th from 8:30 am – 9:30 am. The online event will provide strategies to help companies and organizations that …

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CAWD Selected by IBM to Partner on Regional Expansion of SkillsBuild

Partnership Offers More Opportunities for Jobseekers to Reskill and Upskill for the Post-COVID Workplace

RALEIGH, N.C. (March 3, 2021) – Capital Area Workforce Development (CAWD) is one of a select number of workforce boards in the country chosen by IBM …

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CAWD Launches Catalyst 20/20: Up To $20,000 to Train Existing Workers

Raleigh, NC, March 5, 2018 – Capital Area Workforce Development Board is pleased to announce the immediate launch of CATALYST 20/20, a program offering up to $20,000 to eligible businesses in Wake and Johnston counties for training. The purpose of …

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CAWD Digital Annual Report

We are excited to bring you highlights from another successful year of building a better workforce! Watch the Digital Report Here.

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Participants Needed for YouthBuild Construction Training and Education Program

Raleigh, NC, January 30, 2018 – Capital Area Workforce Development (CAWD) is looking for youth and young adults to participate in YouthBuild. YouthBuild provides education, construction skills training, and job placement opportunities to eligible 14-24 year olds from areas of …

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Our Response to COVID-19: How Workforce Boards Are Making a Difference During the Pandemic

A Letter to the Community

Just as we have been getting used to a new normal for our lives in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, racial inequities, and the tragic deaths of several individuals in recent weeks have all …

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CAWD Launches “Reopen Wake” COVID-10 Training

Health and Safety Training Grant Helps Small Businesses Reopen Safely

Raleigh, NC, July 7, 2020 – Capital Area Workforce Development (CAWD) has launched Reopen Wake to support the reopening efforts of minority and women-owned businesses and businesses located in Wake …

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Help with Job Loss Due to Coronavirus

Raleigh, March 18,2020 – Capital Area Workforce Development’s (CAWD) NCWorks Career Center network is providing employment services to Wake County residents virtually. Individuals experiencing job loss due to coronavirus or those looking for education and training resources can do so …

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CAWD Receives $1.5M for New Reentry Initiative

Raleigh, NC, August 20, 2019 – Capital Area Workforce Development Board  was awarded $1.5 million to provide individuals returning to the workforce from the justice system opportunities for meaningful employment. The funds are available through a U.S. Department of Labor’s …

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