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