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Oct 21, 2019

Steve Corona, Executive Director of Latinos Count, joins the program to discuss the work that his organization is doing to prepare Latino youth with the skills that they will need to compete for jobs in the 21st Century. Discover some of the most recent initiatives that the organization is engaged in, and how a focus...

Sep 4, 2019

In this episode, you'll hear about Indiana's work ethic certification, and how it provides an opportunity for young people to attain crucial job and life skills. You'll hear how learning institutions are embracing this certificate, and the challenges and opportunities of this program. 

Aug 28, 2019

In this episode you'll discover the connection between early childhood education and the workforce pipeline. Discover the work that is being done to prepare the workforce of tomorrow. 

Aug 16, 2019

In this episode you'll learn about the READY Initiative, which supports the unique aspects of community, school, and student, and embraces a commitment to regional thinking and acting in order to ensure prosperity by meeting the skill and education needs of employers throughout Northwest Indiana. 

Apr 26, 2019

In this episode you'll learn about Midwest Urban Strategies, and their coordinated effort on behalf of 13 Department of Labor urban workforce development boards to marry traditional workforce development practices with economic development.