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KeyBank Provides $13.8 MM to Affordable Housing Development in Oregon During Housing America Month

Bascom Village in Eugene, OR will house individuals earning 50 percent or less of area median income
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CLEVELAND, October 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today, KeyBank announced it will provide $13.8 million to support the development of Bascom Village Phase I, a 53-unit affordable housing complex sponsored by the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County (SVDP) in Eugene, Oregon. The loan will support underserved families working to get ahead in a volatile labor market, and highlights the importance of quality housing options during Housing America Month this October.

Window Film Training Program Opens Doors

Eastman’s new manufacturing training program in Virginia is changing lives.
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June 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Ben Davis was working 50 hours a week to support his family. When he heard of the Center for Advanced Film Manufacturing (CAFM) and the potential to enter the window film workforce, he knew it was a great opportunity.

“It was a struggle taking care of my wife and one-year-old girl on a few hours of sleep, but I kept my eyes on the goal of a career working with Eastman,” Davis said.

Capital One Launches $500,000 Grant Program to Build Workforce Technology Skills

New program will support technology education programs that will help people build the job skills needed to succeed in the digital age
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January 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Capital One today announced the launch of the dFUND, a new grant program that will support innovative programs developed by leading nonprofit organizations that help individuals obtain the technology skills and capabilities needed in an ever-changing digital economy to fill the jobs of today and tomorrow.

Investing in the Next Generation of our Energy Workforce

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Nearly half of today’s energy workforce will retire in the next decade, and Avista Utilities is no exception to this trend. In fact, the utility predicts more than 25 percent of its employees will retire in the next five years and 40 to 50 percent in the next ten years. This, in combination with a growing need for tech-savvy employees, has Avista is in-need of skilled individuals to fill roles across their organization.

5 Ways We Can Prepare the Next Generation of Workers for Tomorrow's Technology

by Tae Yoo
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Consider this: Many of today’s top jobs didn’t exist 10 years ago — jobs such as app developers, social media managers, and cloud computing administrators.

How Microsoft is Expanding Technology Education to Turn the Tide of Rising Youth Unemployment

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Despite pockets of recovery in the global economy, worldwide unemployment continues to rise, particularly among youth between the ages of 15 and 24. In the 2014 Global Employment Trends report, “Risks of a Jobless Recovery,” the International Labour Organization states that the global youth unemployment rate rose to 13.1 percent in 2013, resulting in 74.5 million unemployed young people around the world.

Key takeaways: Manufacturing Companies and an Educated Workforce

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Education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) is extremely important in building a skilled talent pool for the manufacturing sector. We spoke with three representatives in our July webinar, Manufacturing Companies and an Educated Workforce, about their efforts to build effective STEM education programs.

10 Skills The Workforce of the Future Will Need

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This blog was written by Nicholas Enna, Director of Enterprise Applications at Teach For All, and originally appeared on Huffington Post ImpactX. Cisco supports Teach For All with donations of telecommunications infrastructure. 

Trane Educates Workforce Development Institute Attendees About the Future of Clean Technology Training

Summary: 
  • Smart grid, building performance, water and automotive industries will be discussed
  • Event aims to explore innovative opportunites to activate economies and campuses
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  • Smart grid, building performance, water and automotive industries will be discussed
  • Event aims to explore innovative opportunites to activate economies and campuses

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