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2018 Press Releases

January 18, 2018: Full Press Release - New Website Shows Diverse Career Opportunities in the Robust Manufacturing Industry

Portland-Vancouver Metro Area, (Jan. 18, 2018) — A coalition of 20 companies, including Madden Industrial, Tosoh Quartz, Benchmade, SEH America, Columbia Machine and economic development organizations such as the City of Gresham, Clackamas County and Prosper Portland have funded and planned a campaign with the Columbia-Willamette Workforce Collaboration (CWWC) and regional WorkSource centers to raise awareness of the wide variety of manufacturing careers, exciting products that are made locally, and to recruit more workers to the field.

2017 Press Releases

November 21, 2017: Full Press Release announcing that CWP has received a $100,000 2 year grant from Meyer Memorial Trust to continue our Equity program in Clackamas County. OREGON CITY, OR. (November 21, 2017) The Clackamas Workforce Partnership (CWP) has been awarded a two-year $100,000 grant from Meyer Memorial Trust to further develop its ability to provide equitable and inclusive workforce development services to Clackamas County.

March 6, 2017: Full Press Release announcing that CWP has opened the RFP process for the NW Promise Grant application.Clackamas Workforce Partnership is soliciting competitive proposals for the delivery of workforce development services to adults and dislocated workers through grant program. Clackamas Workforce Partnership, the local workforce development area comprised of Clackamas County, is activity soliciting proposal for the delivery of workforce development services to adults and dislocated workers under the NW Promise Department of Labor H-1B America’s Promise job-driven Grant Program and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

2016 Press Releases

November 18, 2016: Full Press Release announcing that CWP, Workforce Southwest Washington and Worksystems awarded $6 million grant.

June 30, 2016: The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded Clackamas Community College a $3.5 million H1-B TechHire Partnership grant to fund innovative training as a way to keep and create tech jobs in the local economy.

June 30, 2016: The Department of Labor (DOL or the Department) issues this Final Rule to implement titles I and III of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

June 29, 2016: Full Press Release announcing CWP awarded Department of Labor Grant.

June 6, 2016: Full Press Release announcing job openings available at Health Care Fair on June 29th.

May 26, 2016: Full Press Release announcing Clackamas Workforce Partnership (CWP) has been awarded $20,000 from the Fred W. Fields Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) to connect high school students in Clackamas County with employer-mentors who can provide experience and guidance in specific industries as students consider career options.

April 6, 2016: Full Press Release by the three workforce development boards that serve the Portland-SW Washington metropolitan area finds approximately 30,157 individuals ages 16 to 24 are not in school and not employed.

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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.