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MAJOR INVESTMENT IN BOSTON'S TALENT PIPELINE ANNOUNCED: NEARLY $11 MILLION WILL PREPARE MORE THAN 3,000 RESIDENTS TO FILL GROWTH INDUSTRIES' TALENT GAPS
June 19, 2017

BOSTON FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES $10 MILLION INVESTMENT IN WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
June 19, 2017

BAKER-POLITO ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES TRANSITION AT EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
June 2, 2017

BAKER-POLITO ADMINISTRATION AWARDS GRANTS TO SUPPORT VOCATIONAL EQUIPMENT AND PROGRAMS
June 2, 2017

WORKFORCE SKILLS CABINET KICKS OFF NEW REGIONAL PLANNING INITIATIVE
April 5, 2017

BAKER-POLITO ADMINISTRATION AND CITY OF BOSTON ANNOUNCE HISTORIC TUITION-FREE COLLEGE PROGRAM
May 30, 2017

SKILLWORKS PARTNERS TO INCREASE DIVERSITY IN TECH
March 30, 2017

BAKER-POLITO ADMINISTRATION AWARDS $11.8 MILLION IN WORKFORCE SKILLS CAPITAL GRANTS
March 3, 2017

MASSACHUSETTS AWARDED $2 MILLION TO IMPROVE CAREER EDUCATION
January 11, 2017

BAKER-POLITO ADMINISTRATION LAUNCHES EXPANDED STEM INTERNSHIP PROGRAM FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AT COMPANIES AROUND THE STATE
November 21, 2016

GOVERNOR BAKER'S WORKFORCE SKILLS CABINET OPENS $12 MILLION WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT GRANT ROUND, AND ANNOUNCES $1.45 MILLION IN ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TRAINING AWARDS
September 27, 2016

MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES MINI GRANT PROGRAM TO SUPPORT THE CITY'S MY BROTHER'S KEEPER INITIATIVE
August 22, 2016

GOVERNOR BAKER SIGNS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LEGISLATION
August 10, 2016

GOVERNOR BAKER ANNOUNCES HIRING TRANSPARENCY INITIATIVE
August 8, 2016

 

GOVERNOR BAKER SIGNS BIPARTISAN PAY EQUITY LEGISLATION
August 1, 2016

BAKER-POLITO ADMINISTRATION TO EXPAND APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES WITH $200,000 FEDERAL GRANT
July 28, 2016

INSPIRING YOUTH THROUGH INNOVATIVE WORKPLACE LEARNING
July 16, 2016

2000 YOUTH ATTEND THIRD ANNUAL YOUTH ENRICHMENT DAY
July 7, 2016

BAKER-POLITO ADMINISTRATION AWARDS $8.5 MILLION IN WORKFORCE TRAINING GRANTS
June 24, 2016

BAKER-POLITO ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES NEARLY $500,000 GRANT FOR MADISON PARK VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL
June 23, 2016

MAYOR WALSH LAUNCHES TUITION-FREE COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOR BPS GRADUATES
April 29, 2016

BAKER-POLITO ADMINISTRATION AWARDS $2 MILLION FOR REGIONAL COMPETITIVE WORKFORCE PARTNERSHIPS
April 29, 2016

BAKER-POLITO ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES $9.3 MILLION IN WORKFORCE SKILLS CAPITAL GRANTS
February 25, 2016

BAKER-POLITO ADMINISTRATION TO INVEST $5 MILLION TARGETING CHRONICALLY HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT
January 25, 2016

BAKER-POLITO ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES $83.5 MILLION FOR CAREER VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL EDUCATION
January 22, 2016

THE BOSTON FOUNDATION, CITY OF BOSTON & JPMORGAN CHASE, ANNOUNCE $1.2 MILLION INVESTMENT IN SKILLWORKS: PARTNERS FOR A PRODUCTIVE WORKFORCE
November 18, 2015

MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES $3M FEDERAL GRANT TO SUPPORT CONSTRUCTION AND HOSPITALITY CAREERS
October 2, 2015

MAYOR WALSH LAUNCHES CENTER CONNECTING UNEMPLOYED HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES TO WORKFORCE TRAINING AND OPPORTUNITIES
July 27, 2015

NATIONAL FUND FOR WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS JOINS PARTNERING BUSINESSES AT WHITE HOUSE SUMMIT LAUNCHING UPSKILL AMERICA INITIATIVE
April 24, 2015

TOP U.S. BUSINESS LEADERSHIP LAUNCHES NEW EMPLOYER-LED MOVEMENT: UPSKILL AMERICA
January 21, 2015

NATIONAL FUND FOR WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS AWARDS $165,000 SOCIAL INNOVATION FUND GRANT TO BOSTON'S SKILLWORKS
January 5, 2015

SKILLWORKS: PARTNERS FOR A PRODUCTIVE WORKFORCE WELCOMES MARYBETH CAMPBELL AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOROctober 6, 2014

GUBERNATORIAL FORUM ON JOBS SET FOR JULY 16: CANDIDATES TO ADDRESS JOB CREATION AND TRAINING
July 7, 2014.

SKILLWORKS LAUNCHES THIRD PHASE OF INVESTMENT IN BOSTON: FIRST ROUND OF GRANTS AWARDED FOR JOB TRAINING AND PLACEMENT
February 24, 2014.

NATIONAL FUND FOR WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS AWARDS $150,000 SOCIAL INNOVATION FUND GRANT TO BOSTON'S SKILLWORKS
February 24, 2014.

SKILLWORKS LAUNCHES GREEN AUTOMOTIVE JOBS PROGRAM
July 12, 2011.

GREEN JOB CREATION SUPPORTED BY SKILLWORKS
February 9, 2011.

SKILLWORKS RECEIVES $600,000 GRANT FROM WHITE HOUSE SOCIAL INNOVATION FUND
December 16, 2010.

GUBERNATORIAL FORUM ON JOBS SET FOR SEPTEMBER 28th
September 17, 2010.

NEW REPORT: LARGEST PORTION OF JOB OPENINGS PROJECTED FOR MA BY 2016 ARE "MIDDLE-SKILL"
July 14, 2010.

SKILLWORKS ANNOUNCES GREEN JOBS INITIATIVE
May 25, 2010.

NATIONAL WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS WEEK, MARCH 8-14
March 8, 2010.

CANDIDATES FORUM TO FOCUS ON SKILLS TRAINING
June 19, 2006.

BUILDING A 21ST CENTURY WORKFORCE
A Forum on Jobs and Opportunity with the Candidates for Governor. May 25, 2006.

SKILLWORKS ANNOUNCES GRANT TO ABCD FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER INITIATIVE
Grant focuses on improving quality of care by investing in frontline workers. April 13, 2006

PUBLIC/PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES $1.95 MILLION IN GRANTS
Workforce Development Initiative Ramps Up Effort to create new and better jobs: Boston, December 2, 2005

NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY STUDY FINDS LITTLE PROGRESS SINCE 1990
in Moving Massachusetts Poor and Low-Income Families Toward Self-Sufficiency: Boston, MA, September 20, 2004

NEW NAME FOR PARTNERSHIP TO IMPROVE BOSTON
for Workers and Employers: Boston, MA, September 7, 2004

MASSACHUSETTS LEGISLATURE APPROVES JOB TRAINING FUNDS
Veto Override Provides Funding to Train Up to 1,500 People for Better Jobs: Boston, MA, February 12, 2004

PUBLIC/PRIVATE COLLABORATION ANNOUNCES OVER $5 MILLION IN GRANTS
Local and National Funders Join Efforts to Advance Workers to Better Jobs: Boston, MA, November 17, 2003

BOSTON'S LARGEST WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT EFFORT LAUNCHED
Hailed as a National Model of Public/Private Collaboration: Boston, MA, September 10, 2003

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