Author Archives: Marcie Dingle

KRA Monthly Spotlight!

Our Spotlight! is shining brightly on a truly heart-warming customer-success story submitted by Mark Allen, Retention Specialist at the CTWorks/American Job Center (AJC), which is operated by KRA for Capital Workforce Partners, the North Central Connecticut Region WIB.… Continue Reading

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KRA/DC Customer Moves from Welfare to Healthcare

Vivian McCray, Career Agent, TANF Employment Program (TEP), operated by KRA for the DC Department of Human Services, reports, ” When 30-year old Ebin Vest, a single mother, was assigned to KRA, she received a 4-month exemption—because she was 8 … Continue Reading

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KRA Recognizes Autism Awareness Month and Supports Disability Employment

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KRA Vice President & COO, Patrick Boxall, and Corporate Counsel, Vanessa Atterbeary, recently had the opportunity to recognize Autism Awareness Month at the Howard County Autism Society (HCAS) Annual Awards Ceremony and Gala.

Headlined by John P. Hussman, Ph.D., Director … Continue Reading

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KRA/NPEP Customer Prevails Over Employment Obstacles

KRA’s Non-Custodial Parent Employment Program (NPEP), operated for the Prince George’s County Department of Social Services, provides job-preparation/placement services for individuals delinquent on court-ordered child-support obligations.

John, originally from Guyana (SA), enrolled in NPEP with three serious obstacles to employment. … Continue Reading

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Resourceful KRA Career Agents Tackle Barriers to Employment

The PGWorks Employment and Training Program—KRA-operated for the Prince George’s County Department of Social Services—has 30 days to place TANF/TCA applicants in jobs, prior to processing them for public-assistance benefits.

Many face barriers to employment—outside the scope of our … Continue Reading

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KRA/San Diego Career Agent Designs Plan for Architect

For 15 years, Mike Gilkerson, an accomplished Architect, designed Data Center facilities for Disney, DreamWorks Animation, Paramount, et al.   When the company he worked for closed down, he  moved on to another firm, which unfortunately was financially unstable.  Substantial pay … Continue Reading

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KRA/Camden Youth Volunteer at Seniors’ Health Fair

Recently, participants enrolled in the WIA Out-of-School (OSY) Program, operated by KRA for the Camden County [NJ] Workforce Investment Board, volunteered to assist with a Health Fair for Seniors, hosted by Better Tomorrows at the Roosevelt Manor Community Center.

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KRA/OSY Attains Major Career-Pathway Goal

“Brianna”, 21, joined the WIA Out-of-School Youth (OSY) Program,  operated by KRA for the Camden County Workforce Investment Board, determined to obtain a diploma.  For her, high school completion was the first step on the pathway to self-sufficiency, and the … Continue Reading

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KRA/San Diego Staff “Package” Care

The San Diego Metro Region American Job Center, KRA-operated for the San Diego Workforce Partnership, set aside March 31, 2015, as Staff  Development Day, focusing on team-building and community service, simultaneously.

Considering several much-deserving organizations, they voted to support Meals Continue Reading

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KRA/VIEW Customer’s Career is Back on Track

Imagine riding three buses for 3 hours, working 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, taking those three buses back home, and raising two children!  Now, imagine that Septilla Davis is actually happy to make this trip, 3 days a week, as … Continue Reading

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