workforce development

North Texas Organizations Land $1.34M for Workforce Training, Job Placement

The funding is part of nearly $6 million in Texas Talent Connection grants announced today by Governor Greg Abbott. Local organizations receiving grants include Community Learning Centers, Inc.; North Central Texas College; NPower; and the Tarrant County Workforce Development Board.
Tech-Focused On the Road Garage Gets $3M Seed Funding From Perot Foundation to Rebuild More Than Cars
by | Jul 21, 2020
Founded by social entrepreneur Michelle Corson, On the Road Garage intends to fix cars affordably, while tackling underemployment and transportation challenges among vulnerable populations. The first location in Irving is now open, and applications for technology-forward apprenticeships and training are online.

City of Burleson Launching Workforce Development Program

by | Oct 19, 2017
According to the city, the need for technical workers in Johnson County is expected to increase by 24 percent in the next decade. Burleson Works will focus on filling workforce gaps in the coming years.
Lyft to Donate Portion of
Rides to Paul Quinn College
by | Jun 16, 2017
The rideshare company will give one percent of all rides to and from Paul Quinn's campus to the college's Work Program.