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Community Success

Testimonials

BioScience and Technology

“The BioSTEM Program really helped me realize I wanted to pursue a career in STEM. The wet lab and classroom experience helped me see exactly how I could make a real difference in the world around me” 

 

FWCA's Success Throughout the Community

Family and Workforce Centers of America and Ascend at the Aspen Institute (2023)

FWCA BioSTEM Participant advancing Women and Minorities in STEM (2023)

FWCA Entrepreneurship Participant lands on Chopped! : https://fox2now.com/news/missouri/st-louis-county-man-on-food-networks-chopped-tonight/?fbclid=IwAR1Jc1hVUlOkXqKs4eLMbSaAcHOiObdxn85wpurY7YIRf5C_h-tVLq__GcE

Fox 2 - St. Louis (MO) Community Post - U.S. Department of Labor awarded a $4-million grant to Family and Workforce Centers of America, which will partner with St. Louis County to give former Justice Center detainees education and job training. 

ST. LOUIS COUNTY (MO)- U.S. Department of Labor Awards $4M to Assist Individuals in Securing Employment Upon Release from St. Louis County’s Justice Center (JUNE 30, 2021)

FWCA receives 4 Million Dollar DOL Grant to assist Justice Center detainees reenter society through workforce (2021).

FWCA received $4M Federal Pathway Home grant for Reentry (2021)

 

FWCA- in partnership with The Whitfield Foundation- student receives Full Ride to Claflin University (2021)

 

Program Teaches Skills, Behavior Modification to Break Cycle  of Minimum Wage Jobs-St. Louis Post Dispatch News Paper-News Article- March 2016

 

Transitioning Young Adults to Improved Employment-St. Louis Post Dispatch-News Article- March 2016

 

 

Job Training Centers for Youth Opening in St. Louis County-STL KMOV News/ Channel 4-Press Release- February 2016

 

 

St. Louis County Executive Opens Career Centers-St. Louis County Government Website-Press Release- February 2016.

 

 

This issue features article on St. Louis designated as a new Promise Zone and DOL grant for opening additional satellite Career Centers. 

--W.K. Kellogg Foundation Update: Two pilot programs launched to help families across the U.S. increase workforce mobility and achieve economic security-W.K. Kellogg Foundation News and Media Article September 2015

 

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--SLATE Update: The Newsletter of the    St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE)- June 2015 Issue

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that BioSTL and a group of regional partners are recipients of a Regional Innovation Cluster Initiative grant. The grant represents the fourth national, competitive federal award for BioSTL and St. Louis since 2010.
St. Louis Promise Zone/MET Center (Youtube)
 
Nixon announces $5 million grant to connect north St. Louisans with jobs--St. Louis Buisness Journal News Article
St. Louis County Economic Council:
St. Louis Economic Development partnership 2014 Annual Meeting-- Presentation By Carolyn Seward-YouTube

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

Integrating Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education (HMRE) and Employment Services

Happy Senior Couple

WFSN Integrated Service Delivery Report

Implementation of Career STREAMS for Young Adults

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