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Governor’s Workforce Board announces Amy Grzybowski as Interim Executive Director

The Governor’s Workforce Board (GWB) announced that Amy Grzybowski will serve as Interim Executive Director. Grybowski currently serves as Executive Director of the Westerly Education Center and will continue in this role while supporting the GWB. “Amy leads a great team doing excellent work to promote workforce development at the Westerly Education Center,” said Mike […]

Governor’s Workforce Board partners with local employers for the COVID-19 Response Summer Jobs Program

The Governor’s Workforce Board (GWB) has granted federal funds to 32 employers to subsidize summer jobs for youth ages 16-24. The COVID-19 Response Summer Jobs Program, funded by the GWB and implemented by employers selected through an online application, allows youth to contribute to the COVID-19 recovery, serve their community, build workplace skills, and earn […]

Governor’s Workforce Board Approves Real Skills for Youth Grants

The Governor’s Workforce Board (GWB) announced $2.5 million in grants to support the Real Skills for Youth program. In 2020-21, the Real Skills for Youth grants will support 19 partnerships among schools, youth-serving organizations, industry, and others to develop and implement high-quality paid work-based learning activities and work readiness programming for youth. The goal of […]

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