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Meet Joshua
Youth with prison background leverages The CAREERS Youth Program in Mississippi to gain skills training, find a job, and then ultimately attend college.
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Meet Hannah
An aspiring nurse receives assistance from WIA funding to help her pay for college and graduate without incurring debt.
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Meet Joyclyn
Collaborative partnership with local employer, combined with Work Readiness training, helps Joyclyn succeed in her new sales job.
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Meet Veronica
WIA Training Account funds help Veronica earn an associates degree and become a registered nurse.
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Vitro America
On the Job Training contracts helps train new employees into specialized manufacturing jobs to support a new product offering.
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Meet Beverly
On the Job Training helps Beverly learn a new skill and become employed.
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Meet Willie
Work readiness training positions Willie to re-enter the workforce through a timely partnership with a company in his field.
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Meet Beatrice
Paxen Learning Corporation's ARRA-funded Forward March program prepares Beatrice to enter the job market.
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Meet Christopher
Christopher fulfills his dream of going to college and finds a new direction for his life.
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Meet Josh
A young man with little career direction finds his niche after completing training as an electrical technician.
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Aurora Flight Sciences Corp.
A grateful letter from an employer outlines benefits it received from training new hires using OJT Funding.
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Meet Mr. Bourrage
WIN Jobs Center advises on job searching and interviewing and provides Mr. Bourrage with a job referral to his target employer.
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Meet Timothy
A WIA youth services provider helps Timothy prepare and pass his GED.
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Meet Lisa
ARRA assistance helps Lisa realize her dream of becoming an LPN without impacting her family's financial stability.
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Meet Van
Dislocated manufacturing worker utilizes WIA ITA funds to become an LPN and finds a new job as a nurse.
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Meet Berdean
A touching request for assistance with funds for education helps Berdean attain training as a CNA and begin working in the healthcare field.
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Meet Charles
A Hurricane Katrina survivor finds full-time employment after receiving On-the-Job Training.
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Meet Case
An aspiring RN receives training funds to help him finish his degree and obtain his nursing license.
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Meet Justine
Earning her GED and proving herself at a part-time job helps a mother on public assistance find the confidence to pursue a nursing credential.
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Meet Barry
A young man puts himself on a positive path with help from the MS Work Experience program.
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Meet Rodneca
Young, homeless mother attains GED and receives training in a flexible occupation that allows her to pursue a college degree.
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Meet Lionel
After a layoff, Lionel pursues commercial driving and is re-employed quickly.
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Meet Lindsey
A college student receives WIA funds to help with uniforms and supplies for her nursing program, making it possible for her to continue.
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Meet Lamont
WIA Employability Skills help Lamont get ready for college and a job.
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Meet Jason
WIA educational funds help a single father earn a certificate that helps him obtain a better-paying job.
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Meet Kevin
Troubled youth finds support with ETI WIA program and changes his life for the better.
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Meet Danielle
Student enrolls in WIA youth program to attain her GED and then become a pre-med student at local community college.
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Meet Deidre
High school dropout leverages WIA funding and becomes productive employee.
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Meet Myran
WIA funds help a student attain GED, become a certified Computer Repair Technician and attend college.
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Meet Javus
WIA funds help committed student attain GED and enroll in college.
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Meet Mr. Ramey
Tuition assistance from WIA helps a dislocated worker gain the skills he needs for a better-paying job.
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Meet Katina
A young woman receives tuition assistance and encouragement that helps her complete her training and excel as a new nurse.
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Meet Shirley
Assistance from Vocational Rehab and Experience Works help Shirley gain employment after a serious illness.
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Meet Brian
Employed in a declining industry, Brian decides to train into a career change with tuition assistance from WIA.
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Meet Rita
The Experience Works program places Rita back in the workforce and helps her gain the tools she needs to succeed.
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Meet Linda
Training with Experience Works helps Linda find a new job and move forward with her life.
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Meet Hal
After caring for his father during a terminal illness, Hal decides to pursue a career in the medical field.
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Meet Glenda
A mature worker gets the training she needs to re-enter the job market.
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Right Place, Right Time
When Emma visits MDES for job search assistance, her skills and experience are a perfect match for an opening at the Department.
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Meet Mr. Tate
A former construction worker's dream of helping others is realized through a WIA training grant.
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Meet Vanessa
Summer Youth Employment worker receives ITA funds to continue with job training so she can work and earn money for college.
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Meet Paula
Unemployed worker gets approval for Individual Training Account (ITA) and earns her Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) certification.
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Meet Brandon
An aspiring nurse receives the help he needs to complete his degree and land a better-paying job.
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Meet Robin
A laid-off worker gets back on his feet with tuition assistance for training into a new career.
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Meet Kendric
Youth gains shipbuilding skills through Mississippi's BUILDING SHIPBUILDERS Program and finds a job with Northrop Grumman.
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Meet Therisa
Youth attains GED and medical skills training through CARES of Mississippi and WIA funding.
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