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Meet Cody
A troubled youth benefits from skills tutoring, work placement, and mentoring.
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Meet Michelle
An inspiring young woman excels in her WIA Youth job placement, earning 2011 Youth of the Year and competing for a national scholarship.
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AMP Electrical & Maintenance Services
On the Job Training funds and candidate referral help company identify an employee to fill a challenging position.
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Meet Nikki
A teenage parent obtains her GED and prepares to enroll in college with the help of WIA Youth & Work Experience programs.
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Meet Zach
A shy high school student sets career goals and gains confidence after participating in the Youth Employment Program.
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Meet Brittany
A shy student comes into her own through participation in the Youth Employment Program.
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Meet Myranda
A teen mother receives counseling and support to obtain her GED and go on to college.
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Meet Patrick
An LPN obtains WIA funding and supportive services that help him return to school to upgrade his skills and become an RN.
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Meet Andrew & Alonzo
Green Projects program help an underprivileged youth gain confidence through learning on the job.
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Meet Melissa
After the economy forces Melissa to close her business, WIA funding helps her return to college for a nursing degree.
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Meet Delayna
After a divorce, WIA funding helps Delayna enroll in an LPN program and find a job in the medical field.
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Meet Stephanie
WIA tuition assistance helps Stephanie finish training and become a registered nurse.
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Meet Shannon
After a layoff, Shannon receives assistance with obtaining a commercial drivers license and beginning a new career.
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Meet Macey
WIA tuition assistance and supportive services help Macey finish her degree and find work in her field.
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Meet Teresa
After a layoff, Teresa returns to college with WIA's assistance, and Workforce Center staff help her find a job.
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Meet Preston
Workforce Center assists with CDL course fees, work experience, and career readiness certification to help Preston find a new job.
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Meet Marla
After a plant closure Trade Adjustment funds and Workforce Center support helps Marla go back to college for her degree.
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Meet Brandi
WIA tuition assistance and supportive services help Brandi complete her bachelor's degree in social work.
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Meet Satora
A work experience placement helps a young student gain hands-on exposure and helps her prepare for the future.
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Meet Amber
WIA program assistance helps Amber finish her bachelor's degree.
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Meet Natalie
WIA assistance helps Natalie finish her training as an RN so she can find a well-paying job.
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Meet Shelby
ARRA Summer and Year Round youth programs help Shelby increase skills, earn her GED, and enroll in college.
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Meet Ronnie
WIA Youth programs help a young man with learning challenges increase his skills and make plans for college.
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Meet Lillie
WIA assistance helps Lillie finish her nursing degree after struggling financially to stay in college.
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Meet Delaina
A mother with no source of income receives WIA tuition assistance to finish her nursing degree and begin working as an RN.
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Meet Stephanie
A single teenage mother receives WIA tuition assistance to train as a CNA, begin working, and become self sufficient.
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Meet Jessica
A teenager with no work history is placed in a summer work experience, where she is eventually hired full time.
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Northwest Arkansas Summer Youth Program
Rural area with limited job opportunities places youth with Nat'l Park Service to perform restoration and maintenance.
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Meet Tyler
The WIA Youth work experience program helps a shy student blossom as a friendly, helpful, self-confident member of his community.
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Meet Bryan
After a layoff, Bryan uses WIA assistance to enroll in college and obtain an associate's degree in Computer Information Systems.
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Meet Michael
After a layoff, WIA funds help Michael return to college to finish his bachelor's degree in management and marketing.
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Meet Diana
A former manufacturing worker uses WIA assistance to return to college and finish an associates' degree in accounting.
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Meet Jess
A college student struggling to finish school on wages from a part time job receives assistance from WIA to complete his degree.
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Meet Lisa
Tuition and supportive assistance from ARRA and WIA help Lisa obtain a degree in petroleum technology and find a new career.
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Meet Ashley
WIA funding helps Ashley finish her nursing program and begin working as an RN.
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Meet Kristy
A job seeker receives work readiness coaching and an ARRA-funded work experience placement that gets her in the door to employment.
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Meet Lee
Lee's goal of finishing her college degree is realized through assistance from WIA funds.
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Meet Mark
Workforce Center coaches Mark on interviewing and job searching, while WIA funds provide training & certification in heavy equipment operation.
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Meet Gene
After a layoff, WIA funding for retraining as an HVAC Technician helps Gene find a new career path.
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Meet Kendra
A Youth Work Experience placement and a readiness courses prepare Kendra for full time employment.
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Meet Bobby
A former manufacturing technician volunteers as an EMT and is inspired to enter the medical field as a nurse.
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Meet Anne
Woman with barriers to employment receives valued encouragement from Workforce Center staff to continue her job search.
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Meet Levi
The WIA Summer program helps Levi find a job and provides support and education to put him on a more positive path.
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Meet Zach
A young man receives WIA tuition assistance to become a paramedic.
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Meet Gaylynn
Assistance from Arkansas Workforce helps Gaylynn prepare for a new career path as a paralegal.
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Arkansas State University
ASU Mountain Home enlists expertise of Workforce Center to help graduating seniors develop resumes and prepare for the job market.
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Meet Rhonda
WIA Scholarship helps Rhonda finish nursing school and begin working as an RN.
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Meet Sebastian
A young man participates in Work Experience and gets the help he needs to land a job and create stability for himself.
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National Disaster Grants
Specialized funding helps dislocated workers obtain temporary employment and helps them gain experience to transfer to new jobs.
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Meet Lucia
Summer youth work experience helps a bright teenage mother build her self confidence and work towards creating a positive future.
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Green Forest Community Helpers
A group of special needs youth receives an ARRA-funded summer work placement that helps their community.
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Green Forest Soccer Camp
Youth in a rural community run a WIB-sponsored soccer camp for younger youth, serving as mentors and coaches in their community.
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Meet Christy
After a divorce, a homemaker with limited job skills returns to school and subsequently enters the workforce.
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Meet Regina
A mother on public assistance receives a WIA scholarship to attend college and obtain certification as an LPN.
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Meet Rachel
With tuition assistance from the Arkansas Workforce Center Rachel completes training as a lab technician and becomes self sufficient.
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