A KRA Career Agent Shares Her Story

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A KRA Career Agent Shares Her Story

Shaqueeda entered the PGWorks Program, operated by KRA Corporation for the Prince George’s County Department of Social Services, on November 17, 2014, intent on applying for Temporary Cash Assistance, a public-assistance benefit.  However, on December 17, 2014, exited the … Continue Reading

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KRA’s Seymour to Facilitate NAWDP Webinar

For the second time in 3 months, the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) has selected a KRA Corporation employee—from the same program—to facilitate a webinar, this one on January 22, 2015, re: Connecting, Communicating and Coaching in the Continue Reading

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KRA’s 30-Day Window of Opportunity

The two applicants had much in common—both were in their early 20′s, high school graduates, single mothers of one child…and unemployed.  During the 2nd week in October, both visited PGWorks—operated by KRA Corporation for the Prince George’s County … Continue Reading

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KRA Monthly Spotlight!

Our December Spotlight! is shining brightly on a new partnership established with the DC Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management by the DC TANF Employment Program (TEP) operated by KRA Corporation for the Department of Human Services.

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KRA/VIEW Staff Volunteer for USO Children’s Party

Frederick Smith, an Instructor with the Virginia Initiative for Work not Welfare (VIEW) Program, operated by KRA Corporation for the Norfolk Department of Human Services, contacted the area United Service Organization (USO) to sign-up KRA/VIEW, for the second time, to … Continue Reading

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KRAchievers Volunteer for St. Jude “Give Thanks Walk”

On November 22nd, Team KRAchievers of the VIEW (Virginia Initiative for Employment not Welfare) Program—operated by KRA Corporation for the Norfolk Department of Human Services—participated in the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital “Give Thanks Walk” fundraiser.

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KRA/VIEW Customer Has Place to Call “Home”

Kathy Confer, Instructor, VIEW (Virginia Initiative for Employment not Welfare) Program—operated by KRA Corporation for the Norfolk Department of Human Services—gave her GED class a writing assignment on goal-setting.  Participant Dawn Franklin wrote about her 5-year struggle with homelessness, … Continue Reading

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KRA/VIEW and FEP Open Door to Customer’s Success

Harlenia Ray enrolled in the Norfolk VIEW (Virginia Initiative for Employment not Welfare) Program, operated by KRA Corporation for the Department of Human Services, lacking work experience and job skills, making her an ideal candidate for the KRA/VIEW Job Readiness … Continue Reading

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Long Journey Ends in Success for KRA Customer

When Adalberto Barbosa, his wife, and two children moved from Puerto Rico to Hartford, he discovered they were eligible for  Temporary Family Assistance (TFA) benefits through the Connecticut Department of Social Services.  TFA also qualified Adalberto for … Continue Reading

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Job-Prep = Job-Placement for KRA Customer

Monet, a single, 24-year old high school graduate with 2 children, enrolled in the PGWorks Program—operated by KRA Corporation for the Prince George’s County Department of Social Services—on July 23rd, knowing only that she needed to know a lot … Continue Reading

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