Monthly Archives June 2021

KRA/Chicago Provides Virtual Job Readiness Training and Hiring Events

For the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, KRA operates both the Westside American Job Center (WAJC) and the Chatham Workforce and Education Center (CWEC), on the Southside. Every month, KRA/Chicago distributes information on Virtual Job Readiness Training (JRT) Workshops and Hiring/Resources  Events to WAJC and CWEC participants for registration and participation. In addition to the June 10 Virtual Hiring/Resource Event [WAJC], convened collaboratively with the West Town Community Committee, and the June 25 Career Empowerment Workshop [WAJC/CWEC], other June WAJC events include:  Mondays – WIOA and ConstructionWorks Training Orientation. Tuesdays – Combined JRT on Resumes (Learning the importance of using a
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KRA/Las Vegas Implements Internal Communication Project Plan

Sylvia Henry, KRA Operations Manager, Las Vegas One-Stop Career Centers (LV-OSCC), reports, “In response to mandated COVID-19 requirements, the LV-OSCC had to adapt its expansive service-delivery system [SDS], including critical communication processes, at an unprecedented pace.” Operated for Workforce Connections (WC), the WDB for Southern Nevada, the LV-OSCC is a collaborative system of WIOA-services providers, training partners, and community-based organizations that contribute customized workforce-services resources through one Comprehensive OSCC facility and 10 public-library affiliate sites—prior to the application of pandemic-related restrictions. After LV-OSCC offices closed to the public, the network relied primarily on daily blast e-mails to communicate information critical
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