CWP is expanding! We are HIRING!

CWP is expanding! We are actively seeking a Business Services Manager. Have the skills to promote and expand outreach to businesses regarding workforce and career development while building and maintaining vital relationships with employers within Clackamas County? Join our team! Family friendly, flexible hours, great benefits, work from home or office! CWP seeks a Business […]

New Full-Day Childcare Center Recruited to Oregon City

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – New Full-Day Childcare Center Recruited to Oregon City CONTACT INFORMATION Mari’s Little Lambs Mari Keuter, Founder Clackamas Workforce Partnership Bridget Dazey, Executive Director   New Full-Day Childcare Center Recruited to Oregon City Oregon City, Oregon – March 30, 2022: Thanks to a multi-partner grassroots effort in Clackamas County, the […]

Lessons learned the past 2 years

It is hard to imagine that March 2022 marks two years of the Covid-19 pandemic. It has been a life-changing experience for us all – and, sadly, a life-ending experience for many. The team at Clackamas Workforce Partnership (CWP) has been reflecting on all that has happened over the last two years: the fear, the […]

Child Care for All in Clackamas County

Guest Blog by Dani Stamm-Thomas, Early Learning Hub Director Clackamas County Children, Family, and Community Connections In the system of Early Learning our work is all tied to women.  The workforce for early learning and child care is 95% women overall, many of whom are struggling financially in a an unstable profession without benefits like […]

Breaking the Bias: Women can work at hardware stores

Happy International Women’s Day. Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. Together we can forge women’s equality. Collectively we can all #BreakTheBias. Below is a personal essay, written by a young woman and Clackamas […]

Clackamas County Resource Event March 16, 2022

South Clackamas County Resource & Hiring Event March 16, 2022 from 11:00am – 3:00pm Clackamas County Fair Grounds – Main Pavilion – 694 NE 4th Ave., Canby —– Companies from Oregon City, Molalla, Canby, Wilsonville and more will be on site and ready to hire! Entry level to management positions available. We look forward to […]

Give Us the Ballot

Martin Luther King Jr’s May 1957 “Give Us the Ballot” speech in D.C., King called the right to vote one of “the highest mandates of our democratic tradition.” His words resonate all too well today… Every January, the internet is peppered with quotes and images of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Major companies, elected leaders, […]


WE’RE HIRING: FISCAL MANAGER Have the skills to manage our multiple funding streams? Join our team! Family friendly, flexible hours, great benefits, work from home or office! With a budget of 4 million and 9 staff, CWP seeks a Fiscal Manager who enjoys the variety of high level decision making and routine accounting tasks a […]

MLK 2022 – 6 books to read about Martin Luther King Jr

Martin Luther King Jr.: A Life, by Marshall Frady (2002) For those looking for an introductory level approach to King, Frady’s book — part of the Penguin Lives Biographies series — offers just that. At just over 200 pages, it provides a swift bird’s-eye view of the civil rights leader, from one of the foremost […]

Who are the Working Poor?

Who Are the Working Poor? by Jessica Nelson, Oregon Employment Department   August 12, 2021 With growing discussion of a post-pandemic labor shortage and slowing jobs recovery, it makes sense to check in on those people in the workforce who weren’t doing well entering the pandemic. By 2019, people characterized as the working poor made up 4.0% of […]