Author Archives: Marcie Dingle
Yesterday, Congress passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which continues the critical work of its predecessor, the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998. The Senate passed WIOA on June 25, 2014, with a vote of 95-3, and now … Continue Reading
Shiron Holbrook, 34, visited the PGWorks Employment & Training Program—operated by KRA Corporation for the Prince George’s County Department of Social Services—to apply for Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) benefits, and after Orientation met with Ashelley Wilder, KRA Career Agent.… Continue Reading
Operated by KRA Corporation for the Prince George’s County Department of Social Services, the Non-Custodial Parent Employment Program (NPEP)—a component of the PGWorks Employment and Training Program—provides job training and/or placement services for parents delinquent with child-support obligations due … Continue Reading
Recently, the Work Participation, Placement, and Support Services Program, operated by KRA Corporation for the Baltimore City Department of Social Services, hosted a 4-hour Job Fair, attracting 75 jobseekers and 11 employers, including The Wyndam Peabody Hotel, Dream Management … Continue Reading
Sixty jobseekers enrolled in the PGWorks Employment and Training Program, operated by KRA Corporation for the Prince George’s (PG) County Department of Social Services, listened intently as Delegate Jolene Ivey, Representative for the 47th Legislative District, Maryland House … Continue Reading
For the 3rd year, the Work Participation, Placement, and Support Services Program, operated by KRA Corporation for the Baltimore City Department of Social Services, is participating in Mayor Rawlings-Blake’s Hire One Youth Works Campaign. Effective June 23rd, KRA … Continue Reading
Our Spotlight! is shining brightly on KRA Corporation staff and jobseeker-customers who were honored recently by Capital Workforce Partners (CWP), KRA client for the operation of the CTWorks Stop Program, at its Annual Workforce Stars Breakfast and Awards Ceremony. … Continue Reading
KRA Corporate Counsel, Vanessa E. Atterbeary, emerged from Tuesday’s primary as a candidate in the general election for the Maryland State House of Delegates, District 13.
Selected in March by incumbent Delegates Guy Guzzone, Shane Pendergrass, and Frank Turner to … Continue Reading
With a BSW degree, Chimere was confident of landing a job commensurate with her education and experience. However, 3 months after graduation, instead of receiving job offers, Chimere was receiving TANF benefits to support herself and four children.
Unsuccessful in … Continue Reading
The San Diego Metro Region One-Stop Career Center—an American Job Center of California—is operated by KRA Corporation for the San Diego Workforce Partnership (SDWP). One of the workshops offered by the Career Center is “Overqualified and Underemployed”, but … Continue Reading