KRA Staff Honored for Contributions to Community

CT - 100 Men of Color Logo - smallerRecently, a black-tie gala honored One Hundred Men of Color for positive contributions and long-term commitments to their respective Connecticut and Western Massachusetts communities.

Artie Owens and Anthony Harrington were among these 100 dedicated and distinguished men, acknowledged for their unwavering support of business, civic, and education sectors in the community, positively impacting the lives of individuals, especially our youth, throughout the Greater Hartford area.

CT - Artie - 150x180Owens, Program Director of a KRA/AJC network that covers 37 towns in Connecticut’s North Central Region for Capital Workforce Partners, provides guidance, oversight, and support for 70+ staff members who operate and manage specialized WIOA and TANF workforce-services programs, serving thousands of employer- and jobseeker-customers annually.

Artie was also acknowledged as Sophomore Small Business Owner of the Year for his entrepreneurial endeavor that employs 10+ community residents.


CT - Anthony - 150x195Harrington, KRA Re-Employment Coach, is responsible for facilitating comprehensive workforce-development services, which re-engage adult and young-adult TANF participants with their career aspirations, through the KRA-proprietary F.I.R.S.T (Focus Intensive Re-Employment Success Training) Program.

KRA congratulates Artie and Anthony on their achievements, and with co-workers, colleagues, family, and friends celebrates their exceptional, innovative, and trusted service to the Greater Hartford community.

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