Monthly Archives September 2022

KRA Monthly Spotlight!

Programs Create Diverse Events to Celebrate Workforce Development Month In 2005, the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals created Workforce Development Professionals Month, raising awareness about the importance of our industry to a growing national economy. Originally celebrated in May, NAWDP moved the designation to September in 2012. In 2022, a U.S. Senate resolution designated September as Workforce Development Month, recognizing the importance of equipping Americans with the education and training necessary to advance their careers and to contribute to the national economy. KRA Programs across the country honored WDM with activities and events best suited to their operations, and from
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KRA Supports Workforce Partnership in Transition of County Career Services

In its August Newsletter, the San Diego Workforce Partnership published an article, stating in part, “The hard work of KRA was credited as one of the main reasons the Workforce Partnership was prepared to…move career center services in-house. “The Workforce Partnership, its boards and the community share great appreciation for KRA’s contributions to the County over the past 10 years.” “Acknowledging the significance of this milestone, the Workforce Partnership and KRA…celebrate the many accomplishments achieved during the…partnership, and successful collaboration on a plan for a seamless transition of services.” Some of these many collaborative accomplishments, excerpted from the original article,
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KRA Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month!

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Johnson and was expanded by President Reagan on August 17, 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting today and ending October 15. The day of September 15 is significant because it is the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. In addition, Mexico and
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