TE is a host site for The Cleveland Foundation Summer Internship Program

The Cleveland Foundation's summer internship program offers full-time, paid internship opportunities to Fall 2017 college seniors and juniors or Spring 2017 college graduates. The program exposes students to a broad range of public sector endeavors helps students gain knowledge of the Greater Cleveland nonprofit community. TE is one of nineteen Cleveland nonprofit agencies chosen to host an intern in Summer…

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WorkAdvance featured in the Plain Dealer

WorkAdvance is featured in today's article from reporter Olivera Perkins. WA participant, Marvin Ambers is quoted, as is our executive director, Jill Rizika: "When we look at the different components of the WorkAdvance model, there is a sense that these services are available in our community.But what the model showed us is that people ether aren't accessing them because they…

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National Workforce Development Pilot Makes Significant Local Impact, Provides Lessons for System Improvements

New report shares how WorkAdvance is redefining workforce development in Northeast Ohio  CLEVELAND--November 29, 2016--The Fund for Our Economic Future, Deaconess Foundation and The Raymond John Wean Foundation, along with grantee partner Towards Employment, are pleased to release a local impact report on WorkAdvance, a national pilot tested in Northeast Ohio over the last five years that demonstrated that employers can…

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TE in 2017; State of the Organization

By Brian Lamb President, Towards Employment Board of Directors (Excerpts from the Feb 23 State of the Organization presented  to TE staff) In 2016 we celebrated four decades, and I can truly say we look great for 40!  Towards Employment is on the rise: in 2016, 560 people were placed in good jobs (it was 475 in 2015); the average…

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Continuing our Momentum

By Logan Fahey, Bloom Bakery General Manager 2016 was a tremendous year for Cleveland and for Bloom Bakery. Our city celebrated the Cavs’ big victory and a near-win for the Indians in the World Series, as well as the honor of hosting the Republican National Convention and record statewide economic growth. Meanwhile, after a hugely successful launch last spring, Bloom…

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