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KRA/CWP Team Presents Dislocated Worker Programs in Boston

On May 23, 2011,  Pamela Nabors, Director, Program Operations, Capital Workforce Partners (CWP), the WIB for the North Central region of Connecticut and KRA’s client; Christina Bartucca, Deputy Director, and Camille Grant, Reemployment Coach…both from the KRA/CTWorks One-Stop Services Program…made a presentation on the KRA/CTWorks One-Stop Dislocated Workers Program.  The Seminar on Worker Dislocation in New England was held in Boston, Massachusetts, and focused on unemployment statistics and  trends in four critical areas: what are the recent trends in the pool of Dislocated Workers; who are the region’s Dislocated Workers; how have they fared in the labor market; and what
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KRA President & CEO Continues Visits to Programs

Piggy-backing on the 2011 NAWDP Conference theme, Alisha Bazemore, KRA Program Manager, reported that the “Tide” certainly “turned” as Norfolk’s VIEW (Virginia Initiative for Employment not Welfare) and Portsmouth’s YES (Youth Employability Services) programs, both operated by KRA, welcomed President & CEO, Knowlton R. Atterbeary, May 17-18, 2011. Mr. Atterbeary’s visit coincided with the NAWDP Conference held in nearby Virginia Beach from May 16-19, 2011, and began with a stop in Norfolk, where he met with VIEW program staff. Ms. Bazemore stated that “Anticipation and excitement filled the office with enthusiastic staff waiting for the Q&A session with the CEO.” 
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Who’s on FIRST? KRA!

The front page of the October 2010 NAWDP Newsletter reads “Who’s on FIRST? Serving Today’s Dislocated Workers”, and was entirely dedicated to KRA and the FIRST (Focused Intensive Reemployment Success Training) program. The article begins with an anecdotal story about “John” and “Sally” who have lost their livelihoods due to the recessionary economy. John and Sally are “dislocated workers”, who for the most part are skilled career professionals with post-secondary educations and extensive employment experience. The article states that “CTWorks, in conjunction with Capital Workforce Partners and operated by KRA Corporation have developed the FIRST program…a solution for both job
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Texas Takes Page From KRA Book

It was reported previously that a KRA Corporation/CTWorks management team conducted a workshop on the innovative FIRST (Focus, Intensive, Re-employment, Success, Training) Program model to an SRO crowd at the NAWDP conference in New Mexico. It appears someone from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) was so impressed with the presentation, the KRA team was invited to the TWC’s Workforce Forum in Austin, TX for a command performance. On August 24, 2010, KRA Corporation staff Kimberly Staley, Program Manager; Charles Botts, Job Development Team Lead; and Joseph L. Seymour, Re-employment Specialist took center stage as featured presenters with “Who’s on FIRST? Serving America’s New
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