For those of you who are curious why Jonathan, Bethany, and Stephanie were under palm trees instead of behind their desks last week, you might be interested to know that the trio was in sunny Orlando, Florida for an intense week of learning at the NeighborWorks Training Institute! We asked each of them to supply […]Read More Lessons from the 2014 NeighborWorks Training Institute
“Workforce Development” is a strategy focused on increasing an individual’s self-sufficiency by assisting them as they prepare to enter the workforce, find and apply for jobs, and gain employment. The ultimate goal is reaching success in the workplace and establishing a long-lasting career. On our website, we introduce the “Know Yourself, Know the Market, […]Read More MVI 101: What is the Workforce Development Program?
East Pittsburgh is home of the George Westinghouse Memorial bridge, a bridge that spans from East Pittsburgh to North Versailles and whose central arch was once the longest concrete arch span in the world. An even more impressive part of the community, however, are the volunteers of the local Community Development Corporation that meets monthly […]Read More So You’re Part of the MVI Coalition: Meet EPEDC!
If you’ve had the chance to read about the history of the Mon Valley Initiative, you’ve probably read that we are a “grassroots coalition made up of 10 Community Development Corporations (CDCs).” But what does it really mean to be part of the MVI coalition, and who are these 10 member CDCs? We hope this […]Read More So You’re Part of the MVI Coalition: Overview