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Grads of Life Campaign Launch The recently launched Grads of Life is a comprehensive, multimedia, national, PSA campaign that seeks to change employers’ perceptions of “opportunity youth,” people between the ages of 16 and 24 who are neither in school nor working, from social liabilities to economic assets. The campaign encourages employers to expand their company’s hiring practices by employing opportunity youth and equips them with the information and tools to find, cultivate, and train this great pool of untapped [...]

Posted by jlockhart On Oct - 24 - 2014 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) awarded more than $60 million in state and federal funding to a network of 35 education, one of which was Workforce Solutions Brazos Valley to  deliver enhanced Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) services across the state.  Funding these programs marks the final phase of the AEL program’s transition from the Texas Education Agency to TWC.  The programs funded will include adult basic education, high school equivalency preparation, English as a Second Language services, and a [...]

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RWY Job Seeker Flyer

 Hiring Red, White, and You! Texas Workforce Commission in partnership with 28 local workforce development boards and the Texas Veterans Commission will be hosting a veterans job fairs statewide November 13, 2014 at the Center for Regional Services, at 3991 East 29th Street, Bryan, Texas from 10 AM to 2 PM.  The Hiring Red, White & You! encourages Texas employers to recognize the advanced skills and experience our brave service men and women have to offer through their military experience, and [...]

Posted by jlockhart On Oct - 23 - 2014 Add Comments READ FULL POST
Community Business Leaders

The Brazos Valley Council of Governments (BVCOG), Workforce Solutions Brazos Valley (WSBV) and Brazos Valley Affordable Housing held their annual meeting at the Center for Regional Services on September 10, 2014.  The annual meeting is held to recognize community partners, board members, and employers impacting our local community. This year the Workforce Solutions Board recognized the members of the Brazos Valley Community and Business Leaders Partnership as the Local Employers of Excellence and Employers of the Year .  These awards [...]

Posted by jlockhart On Sep - 24 - 2014 Add Comments READ FULL POST
Hype Award

The National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) presented the 2014 President’s Award to Brazos Valley Council of Governments in recognition of Workforce Solutions Brazos Valley, HYPE (Helping Youth Prepare for Employment) Career Expo. These two programs significantly impacted the region while promoting, exemplifying the coordination, cooperation in the region. Judge Bryon Ryder, the Brazos Valley Council of Government Chair received the award at the NARC meeting held June 11th in Louisville, Kentucky.   The Helping Youth Prepare for Employment (HYPE) [...]

Posted by jlockhart On Sep - 24 - 2014 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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skill gap

Grads of Life Campai

Grads of Life Campaign Launch The recently launched Grads of ...

chalkboard

$60 million for Adul

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) awarded more than $60 million ...

RWY Job Seeker Flyer

Hiring Red, White &

 Hiring Red, White, and You! Texas Workforce Commission in partnership with ...

Community Business Leaders

Local Employers of E

The Brazos Valley Council of Governments (BVCOG), Workforce Solutions Brazos ...

Hype Award

Brazos Valley Counci

The National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) presented the 2014 ...


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