workforce development

Wells Fargo Donates $500,000 for Raleigh-Durham Revitalization Efforts

Local NeighborhoodLIFT grants support economic and workforce development, youth programs and neighborhood beautification
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RALEIGH, N.C., July 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a total of $500,000 in donations to five local nonprofits to help revitalize Raleigh-Durham neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.

Education, Workforce Development in North Carolina Energized by $2.7 Million in Duke Energy Grants


More than 70 NC organizations receive support for high-impact programs and initiatives

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More than 70 NC organizations receive support for high-impact programs and initiatives

Preparing Youth for the Future of Work


Over the past few evenings, I’ve been escaping from the news of the day by reading some science fiction. Or at least I thought my choice was science fiction. The book, Rise of the Robots by Martin Ford, describes how automation threatens jobs and industries not in the distant future, but in the coming decades.

Investing in the Community, One Brewery Class at a Time

Community college students prepare for jobs in Asheville, NC’s booming craft beverage industry

Dave Lawrence had already retired from two careers when he heard about a community college program that could turn his hobby into a third.

Max Fann got a job at Asheville, N.C.’s Wicked Weed Brewery at 19, liked learning about beer, and figured his chances to succeed in the business would increase dramatically if he went to school to study it.

GM Donates $1.7 Million Across U.S. Through Community Grants Program

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January 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In 2016, General Motors awarded $1.7 million to nonprofit organizations located in and serving General Motors communities across the U.S. through the company’s Community Grants Program.

With a special focus in the areas of STEM education, vehicle and road safety, neighborhood revitalization and workforce development, the program allows facilities to designate grant funding to organizations vital to addressing the needs of the employees and customers in their region.

Inclusion and Safety: Drivers of Business Success

By: David Boyd Williams

As demographic shifts accelerate the changing global workforce, leaders who leverage the diversity of their employee populations and create an inclusive culture, could see higher levels of safety and engagement within their organization. While there is not necessarily a causal relationship between inclusion, safety, and engagement, some studies reflect a correlation between these indicators and positive business outcomes.

Talk with Green Guy Show - 3/20/16 - Mayors Climate Summit Series - Alicia Zatcoff, Sustainability Mgr, City of Richmond, VA

Alicia Zatcoff, Sustainability Manager, City of Richmond, VA
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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of "The Green Guy" radio talk show on WGST AM640 - Atlanta.  Shows air weekly at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainable life. - at home, at work, at school and in the community.

Listen to the March 20th show by clicking below and be sure to tune in this Sunday, March 27th for an interview with Mayor Esther Manheimer of Asheville, NC.

KeyBank Foundation Awards $1.4 Million to Tri-C Foundation to Expand College’s Public Safety Training Programs


Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®)  Foundation will receive $1.4 million from the KeyBank Foundation to enhance and expand the College’s public safety education and training programs.The grant will support high-quality training for students pursuing careers as law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics and other in-demand public safety occupations in Northeast Ohio.The program will include a campaign to recruit minority and female candidates for first responder jobs, as well as outreach initiatives to U.S.

Designing Workforce Development for the Next Generation of Leaders

By: George Chavel

A corporation is nothing without its people.  They are the heart and soul of any company and can be the factor that sets an organization apart from its competitors. Developing that workforce in a way that helps maintain a competitive edge in the marketplace has become more critical than ever.


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