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    Since 2007, the Ohio Workforce Coalition has been bringing together leaders from education and training institutions, economic and workforce development organizations, business and industry, labor, and human service providers. The Coalition promotes public policies that build the skills of adult workers, meet employer skill needs, and strengthen the workforce system to ensure opportunity and prosperity for Ohio families.

Census Poverty Data Webinar on September 7: Register Today

CHN is holding a pre-release training to provide important tools for understanding the forthcoming Census data.

How to Use New Poverty, Income and Health Insurance Data September 7, 2PM ET
Register for Webinar: https://chn.peachnewmedia.com/store/seminar/seminar.php?seminar=5843  Continue reading

CLASP-TANF-EF New report and press releases from CBPP on TANF EF!

Our friends at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) released a new report today on the TANF EF, “Walking Away From a Win-Win-Win: Subsidized Jobs Slated to End Soon Are Helping Families, Businesses, and Communities Weather the Recession”. . They also released state-specific releases for Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina. (see below for links).

As always you can find these pieces and more at CLASP’s TANF EF page – http://www.clasp.org/issues/pages?type=temporary_assistance&id=0001. And thank you to all of the individuals that provided information for this report and the state-specific releases.


View state-specific releases:
– Colorado – Connecticut – Illinois – Minnesota – Ohio
– Pennsylvania – South Carolina

Community College Training for Managing Green Jobs

From Raenell Nagel–Senior Director of Policy & Strategic Planning at the Ohio Environmental Council


First paragraph:

BEYOND “green-collar” jobs, like retrofitting a home to conserve energy or helping build a wind farm, an energy-conscious economy will need a new generation of environmentally smart managers, and that’s where community colleges are stepping up with new courses and degree programs.

Workforce Investment Act Self-Service Participant Reporting – What, Where, and How

TEN 8-10 — Workforce Investment Act Self-Service Participant Reporting – What, Where, and How has been added to the ETA Advisory database and is now available at http://wdr.doleta.gov/directives/corr_doc.cfm?DOCN=2940. track?enid=bWFpbGluZ2lkPTk3Nzc1NCZtZXNzYWdlaWQ9UFJELUJVTC05Nzc3NTQmZGF0YWJhc2VpZD0xMDAxJnR5cGU9b3BlbiZzZXJpYWw9MTI3NjYwNjY1OSZlbWFpbGlkPXJrdXNuZXJAY29tbXVuaXR5cmVzZWFyY2hwYXJ0bmVycy5vcmcmdXNlcmlkPXJrdXNuZXJAY29tbXVuaXR5cmVzZWFyY2hwYXJ0bmVycy5vcmcmZmw9JmV4dHJhPU11bHRpdmFyaWF0ZUlkPSYmJg==

Policy Update and ARRA Scan from Wider Opportunities for Women

Attached are the weekly ARRA update and policy update from WOW.

Week ending Aug 27 federal agency ARRA update.pdf

WOW Policy Update – 8.27.10.pdf