Individual Reenters Community Thanks to Windows to Work

Thomas was released from incarceration in April 2020 after nine years. Before his release, he connected with the Windows to Work Program to learn about the services and support available to him, including career assistance. For further services, he co-enrolled… Continue Reading Individual Reenters Community Thanks to Windows to Work
Nathan, WIOA Dislocated Worker Program participant, stands next to Teel Plastics sign.

Worker Relocates to Wisconsin After Layoff for New Opportunities

WorkSmart provides career connections to job seeker. Nathan connected with the WorkSmart Network in October 2020 after a referral from a community agency. He recently moved to Wisconsin from Illinois after a reduction in hours at his job and was… Continue Reading Worker Relocates to Wisconsin After Layoff for New Opportunities
DeeDee poses with the Aspire Award

Aspire Awardee Aims to Improve Foster Care System

Individual builds skills to succeed in education, career. DeeDee connected with the Independent Living Program in 2018 for career and housing assistance. With additional support through Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) programming, she enrolled at Madison College, purchased a… Continue Reading Aspire Awardee Aims to Improve Foster Care System
COVID-19 DWG participant poses at her worksite

Helping Communities and Building Skills During a Pandemic

Participant enters work experience at local nonprofit. Mimi was struggling to find steady employment during the pandemic until she was referred to the Employment and Training Association (EATA) by a partner agency and learned about the COVID-19 Disaster Recovery Grant… Continue Reading Helping Communities and Building Skills During a Pandemic
Dawn recieves the Champions in Action Award by the Royle Printing sign

Partnerships In Action – Dawn Webber

Business partner receives the Champion in Action Award. Dawn Webber is the Director of HR at Royle Printing. She remains a strong partner to the Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin and continues to assist with local initiatives. Recently,… Continue Reading Partnerships In Action – Dawn Webber

Windows to Work Graduate Pushes through Obstacles to Success

Aspire Awardee succeeds after Windows to Work Program When Jacob graduated from the Windows to Work Program, his goal was to find full-time employment, an apartment and a vehicle. He began searching for work at the beginning of the COVID-19… Continue Reading Windows to Work Graduate Pushes through Obstacles to Success