National Skills Coalition Reflection

Last month, Towards Employment was represented at the National Skills Coalition (NSC) annual Skills Summit, a conference that engages stakeholders from across the country in a national agenda to help build up our country’s workforce and the policy changes to…

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Making a Clear Pathway

Towards Employment staff participated in Making a Clear Pathway: Transitioning for Successful Reentry organized by the Literacy Cooperative in conjunction with Cuyahoga Community College, Seeds of Literacy, Cuyahoga County Public Library and Towards Employment. The event helped adult literacy providers…

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Ellen’s Story

In August 2015, Ellen stepped up and onto a career pathway.  She was a returning citizen who went through Towards Employment job readiness program. She decided she wanted a career in construction and after a work experience with Habitat for…

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RiSE at the Euclid Jail

Through funding from the US Department of Labor to Ohio Means Jobs Cleveland/Cuyahoga, Towards Employment (TE) provides services under Reentry Integration Services for Employment, or RiSE. RiSE is a voluntary program, housed at the Euclid Jail, that provides comprehensive job…

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Meet our interns: Bri

Bri Snoddy School: Miami University Field of Study: Psychology major, criminology minor Year of study: Rising senior Hometown: Cleveland Why were you interested in interning at TE? I was interested in working at TE because of the emphasis on the…

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Meet our interns: Colin

Colin Lang School: Xavier University Field of Study: History and Philosophy, Politics, and the Public Year of study: Junior Hometown: Westlake, OH Why were you interested in interning at TE? I found out TE's goal and mission from my brother…

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Introducing Christine.

Christine Wille is the new general manager of Bloom Bakery. Coming on board in May 2017, she is excited to be part of this growing bakery and is intrigued and enthralled by the mission. She loves the idea of being…

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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…

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