Oklahoma business theme briefs

Oklahoma business theme briefs
Published: September 12, 2012

Oklahoma briefs

Group to expand youth training

The Central Oklahoma Workforce Investment Board is expanding youth leadership development training and educational support services with AmeriCorps grant funds. AmeriCorps members address critical needs in communities all across America; AmeriCorps grants are awarded through a competitive process. With AmeriCorps grant funds, the board is able to pay an AmeriCorps member to help increase program capacity and deliver training to youth in the community. Parents, community organizations and education entities interested in partnering with the Central Oklahoma Workforce Investment Board to provide study skills or leadership development training should email angelawilliams@cowib.org or call 622-2029; youth may make self-referrals. The Central Oklahoma Workforce Investment Board is responsible for administering employment and training funds, as well as providing leadership in aligning efforts to meet the labor force needs of the business community in Canadian, Cleveland, Logan and Oklahoma counties.

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