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The Workforce Connection is a business led board which serves as the regional resource for workforce development in Boone, Stephenson, and Winnebago counties in Northern Illinois.
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Recognizing its economic, societal and organizational benefits, we are committed leaders of workforce diversity and inclusion, advocating and supporting equitable access to career and employment opportunities and partnering with employers to create equity within their workplaces for all in our region.
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The Workforce Connection (TWC), the region’s local workforce board, is seeking proposals for WIOA Youth Services in Boone and Winnebago Counties for the program year 2022.
With the ongoing COVID-19 National Health Emergency and a continued effort to ensure workforce equity is addressed in all areas, TWC has made modifications to the data, strategies, and overall efforts identified in the 2020-2024 plans.
Through The Workforce Connection’s WEX program, Christopher learned the necessary skills and work ethic to successfully secure a career.
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The Workforce Connection– an Illinois WorkNet Center and partner in the American Job Center network. This program is funded by The Workforce Connection, Inc., Il Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity, and the U.S. Department of Labor. The Workforce Connection is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All voice telephone numbers on this website may be reached by persons using TTY/TDD equipment by calling TTY (800) 526-0844 or 711. Contact the Equal Opportunity Officer at 815-395-6626. This program is subject to the provisions of the “Jobs for Veteran’s Act” Public Law 107-288, which provides priority of services to veterans and spouses of certain veterans. To view additional information related to the U.S. Department of Labor funding of this program, please visit www.theworkforceconnection.org/USDOLstatement