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Welcome our New Workforce & Equity Intern

Please welcome Sydney Johns as the Workforce and Equity Intern for Clackamas Workforce Partnership. As Workforce and Equity Intern, she will work with Julia Metz, Business Services Project Manager, to build a coalition of job seekers to promote equity in Clackamas Workforce Partnership’s programs and develop an equity lens to guide future program decisions. Sydney will also analyze agency data and implement a social media campaign to reach Clackamas Workforce Partnership’s partners, collaborators, and the community.

Sydney is a third year Master’s in Social Work (MSW) and Master’s in Public Health (MPH) student at Portland State University. Thus far, Sydney’s education and community based work has focused on community organizing, research in academic and community based settings, program development, and program evaluation. Her previous internships for the MSW program include working with Cascade AIDS Project and Albertina Kerr Children’s Developmental Health Services. Sydney is also highly committed to student leadership. She currently serves as Student Leadership Council Chair and has served two terms as Steering Committee member for the Health Promotion Student Organization. Sydney is passionate about community organizing, community capacity building, and equity in organizational development. Sydney is excited to join Clackamas Workforce Partnership, and looks forward to learning more about workforce development and collaborating with community members and other stakeholders.

You can reach Sydney at 503.657.6644 or sydney.johns@clackamasworkforce.org.

Posted on April 21, 2016.
 

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Clackamas Workforce Partnership, formerly known as Workforce Investment Council of Clackamas County, is a nonprofit organization which serves as an advocate for workforce development within Clackamas County and the State of Oregon. Our mission is to address critical workforce, educational, and training challenges, and develop a skilled workforce that meets the needs of businesses and strengthens the local economy of Clackamas County. Learn more about us.