The Rapidian

Workforce development

What are barriers to employment?

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 03-15-2019 under NONPROFITS

There are many people who want and need to work, but face certain conditions that may make steady employment difficult to acquire. Individuals with such barriers may include people with a history of mental or physical health issues, criminal...

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Literacy Center Announces Expansion of Workforce Development Grant

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 07-08-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Literacy Center of West Michigan’s Customized Workplace English Program announced the expansion of the Incumbent Worker Training Program federal grant.  The program is currently serving companies in Grand Rapids and seeks to expand to...

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Luke Ridout Joins the Literacy Center of West Michigan

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 06-16-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Literacy Center of West Michigan welcomed Luke Ridout as the new program assistant for the Customized Workplace English Program.  Luke will assist the program in providing exceptional English language training programs to West Michigan...

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GR Chamber & Davenport partner to bring tuition discount to members and dependents

by (GRACC)

Submitted 04-18-2011 under NONPROFITS

One of the best economic development tools is a well-trained, educated workforce.    Davenport University and the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to help educate West Michigan’s workforce through a new program...

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