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

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