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Workforce Solutions Collaborative of Metro Hartford awards Capital Workforce Partners $150,000 For Metro Hartford Alliance for Careers in Health (MACH)

Capital Workforce Partners Inc. has received a $150,000 grant from Workforce Solutions Collaborative of Metro Hartford to serve as the health care workforce intermediary and to co-convene the Metro Hartford Alliance for Careers in Health Care (MACH), which supports job seeker completion of training and bridge the gap between skills training programs and job placement efforts.

Alex Johnson, Capital Workforce Partners, CEO said "I am excited to continue our partnership with Workforce Solutions to help increase the talent pipeline for employers to meet their middle skills needs."

"Healthcare is a dynamic industry always changing and evolving. Workforce Solutions answers to industry demands by listening to employers and preparing the best candidates for their opening positions", said Paula S. Gilberto, president and CEO of United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut and chair of Workforce Solutions.

About Workforce Solutions Collaborative
Workforce Solutions Collaborative of Metro Hartford (Workforce Solutions) is a funders' collaborative committed to developing an educated, economically self-sufficient workforce that meets employer needs. Using sector-based employer driven strategies, participants improve work-readiness and secure industry recognized credentials that are portable and stackable.

Since 2008, Workforce Solutions has invested in industries that have the potential for growth and career advancement for lower-wage workers. Through employer-led industry partnerships, employers are co-convened by industry intermediaries and Capital Workforce Partners, our regional workforce development board, to assist lower-wage workers with identifying their path toward quality employment and assist employers with accessing a qualified workforce. We do this by bringing together three critical stakeholders.

If you are interested in becoming a employer partner or would like more information, please contact Dan Garewski at 860.899.3453