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2020

Urban League State of Black Hartford Community Conversation

  Shaping the New Normal Community Conversation Series – Part 2 State of Black Hartford HARTFORD, CONN. (June 10, 2020) -- The Urban League of Greater Hartford presents part two of the Community Conversation Series with discussions on recovery and resilience...

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West Hartford Mayor Creates Two Recovery Councils

  Mayor Shari Cantor Announces Special Advisory Committees on Reopening and Recovery West Hartford Town Council to Hold Special Meeting Monday Evening WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (May 18, 2020) -- West Hartford Mayor Shari G. Cantor announced today that she would...

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US Department of Labor Awards Dislocated Workers Grant

The US DOL committed $2.3 million in Dislocated Workers Grant (DWG) funding to CWP and the other four Workforce Development Boards (WDBs). The award will require a final application step during the next 30-45 days, and the funds will then be available. CWP anticipates...

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Services and Resources for Businesses in North-Central CT

A strong workforce is vital to the region’s fiscal health and sustainability. Learn how CWP can help businesses retain and strengthen its employees and business following a crisis. “In collaboration with the Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce, Capital Workforce Partner’s...

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Fund Transfer: WIOA Dislocated Worker to WIOA Adult Program

Issued March 11, 2020 Public Notice North Central Region Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act Fund Transfer: WIOA Dislocated Worker to WIOA Adult Program 2019-2020 Request for Public Comment Capital Workforce Partners, the Workforce Development Board for the...

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2019
Helen G. Sneed has been named president of the CSCU Foundation

Helen G. Sneed has been named president of the CSCU Foundation

Helen G. Sneed has been named president of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) Foundation, announced the organization’s board of directors. She succeeds Robert Bourne who will retire after more than 20 years at the foundation. Helen is a homegrown...

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Mongellow succeeds CT Bankers’ Pinkham

Mongellow succeeds CT Bankers’ Pinkham

Congratulations to our Chairman Thomas S. Mongellow! Thomas S. Mongellow is moving from the No. 2 post at the Connecticut Bankers Association (CBA) to succeed Lindsey Pinkham as president and CEO. Read full article......

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2018
Capital Workforce Partners’ CEO Honored

Capital Workforce Partners’ CEO Honored

Capital Workforce Partners' President and CEO Alex Johnson was honored on November 8, 2018, at Our Piece of the Pie, Inc. (OPP®) first annual Fall “Champions of Youth" event. Champions of Youth celebrates individuals, partners, and supporters who have played a key...

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The Bank of America’s Charitable Foundation

The Bank of America’s Charitable Foundation

Capital Workforce Partners would like to thank Bank of America for their support of the Hartford Opportunity Youth Collaborative program via a $27,500 grant.  Bank of America’s continued support of our programs affords us the opportunities to find, retain and grow a...

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2017
5th Annual Resource Fair

5th Annual Resource Fair

5th Annual Resource Fair In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month The 5th Annual Resource Fair in recognition of, National Disability Employment Awareness Month, was held at American Jobs Center in Hartford, CT on Friday October 20th, 2017....

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Staff Announcement

We are very pleased to announce several internal staffing changes for Jim Boucher, Pamela Tonello, and Julie Watson. Jim Boucher has accepted the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) position. In this new position, Jim will assist in developing and implementing the...

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The Bank of America’s Charitable Foundation

The Bank of America’s Charitable Foundation

Many thanks to The Bank of America’s Charitable Foundation for their generous donation of $25,000 to Capital Workforce Partners. The funding will go towards supporting up to 90 Hartford Opportunity Works Youth.  The Opportunity Works Program supports career...

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Alex Johnson received the Reverend Leon Howard Sullivan Award

Alex Johnson received the Reverend Leon Howard Sullivan Award

Opportunities Industrialization Center of New Britain presented Capital Workforce Partners' President & CEO Alex B. Johnson the Reverend Leon Howard Sullivan Award at it's Annual Awards Gala on May 12, 2017. The award is named for the founder of OICs of America...

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Best Chance – For a Second Chance

Best Chance – For a Second Chance

Best Chance Program Application - Indication of Interest An education, training & work experience program for ex-offenders Second Annual Second Chance IBEST Recognition and Awards Event On Thursday, April 12, 2018 Governor Malloy and other state and local leaders...

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American Job Centers Open House

American Job Centers Open House

Enfield Open House April 6, 2018 10 a.m. to 12 noon 170 Elm Street, Enfield, CT RSVP to sgomes@capitalworkforce.org Congressman Joe Courtney, Enfield, Mayor Mike Ludwick, Asnuntuck Community College, President Jim Lombella, Asnuntuck Community College President, Mark...

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Alex Johnson Appointed New President and CEO

Alex Johnson Appointed New President and CEO

HARTFORD, CT, January 31, 2017 — Recognizing his career-long commitment and passion to workforce development, the Capital Workforce Partners Board of Directors has appointed Alex B. Johnson as President and Chief Executive Officer. Capital Workforce Partners (CWP) is...

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Gerry Berthiaume Sets up for a Fast Pitch to the NB Bees

Gerry Berthiaume Sets up for a Fast Pitch to the NB Bees

After several innings of play, Capital Workforce Partners loses a great youth employer engagement specialist, and a partner in workforce development programming to return to New Britain as the General Manager for the New Britain Bees. Acting President and CEO Alex...

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