WIN in the News

Please see the following news links for a snapshot of how WIN is making headlines

 

WIN organize Memphis teen community cleanup-Memphis teens learned the importance of cleaning neighborhoods (click)

 

WIN hosted our Inaugural Career Options & Opportunities Conference & Expo -The Workforce Investment Network (WIN) hosted our Inaugural Career Options & Opportunities Conference & Expo to benefit Shelby County Schools (SCS) Seniors and Parents/Guardians. This event (click link to view video) was designed to offer SCS Seniors who have not made a college or career decision the opportunity to explore career options and discover how to become prepared for those choices. This multi-generational approach addresses the issue of poverty in our community by providing exposure to career coaching, employment and entrepreneurial options, and resources for job skills training.

 

Public Notice WIOA/sites/default/files/win/PublicNoticeWIOACommercialAppeal52015.doc

 

Two programs take aim at reducing joblessness in Memphis http://wreg.com/2015/03/30/jobs-job-training-and-better-paying-jobs-needed-to-break-the-cycle-of-poverty-in-memphis/

 

Read about how WIN is using creative strategies and WIA funding to address the challenges of the growing local manufacturing sector in this article, written by a WIN staff member, and published in Solutions, a business resource journal covering economic and workforce development news.