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Workforce Stars Recognition Event Features Keynoter

Adam Davidson, Co-Founder of NPR’s Planet Money and New York Times Magazine Columnist who will Talk About “The Future of Work”
Also, Hear Inspiring Stories of How Workforce Development Initiatives
Change Lives, Families and Communities


JUNE 16, 2016 – HARTFORD, CT - Each year Capital Workforce Partners takes a step back to recognize the people in the workforce system who are creating positive change, in their lives and the lives of others around them. 

This year, we will recognize FOUR Workforce Stars winners – one youth, two adults and one business.  Their stories will help you understand how the workforce system impacts people’s lives – these stories serve as an inspiration for all.

This year’s program will also feature keynote speaker, Adam Davidson who will discuss his vision on the Future of Work.  His work has won most majors award in broadcast journalism, including the Peabody, DuPont-Columbia, and the Polk, and Mr. Davidson also consulted Film Director Adam MacKay, on the Academy Award winning, The Big Short. The Workforce Champion Sponsor for this event, for the third year in a row is United Bank.  State Comptroller, Kevin Lembo and East Hartford Mayor, Marcia Leclerc will also share a few words.

Come join us for this very important discussion, and learn about the workforce development system. Hear stories rich with the heartfelt impact on individual lives and see how both public and private investment in our region and state’s workforce truly makes a difference.

This year’s winners include:

Business   Workforce Star


Adult   Workforce Stars


Youth   Workforce Star


Bank   of America

For   their commitment to Hartford Youth in Internships and Leadership training

Daniel   Rivera

Gus   Marks-Hamilton

Moving   forward and leaving a criminal record FAR behind

Alexis   Alvarado

For   recognizing, through his high school internship at ACMT, Manufacturing is his   passion


 The 2016 Workforce Stars Breakfast will take place:

Thursday, June 16, 2016 – Rentschler Field, East Hartford, CT - 8:00-10:00 am



About Capital Workforce Partners:

Capital Workforce Partners is a regional workforce investment board serving 37 municipalities in North Central Connecticut. The board coordinates comprehensive programs for job seekers and employers, and its mission is to leverage public and private resources to produce skilled workers for a competitive regional economy. For more information about Capital Workforce Partners, visit www.capitalworkforce.org or call 860.522.1111.