Author: Charlotte Works Staff

“We’re there to serve – that’s our vision,” says Sheila Johnson, program director of the Southwest Community Development Corporation (SCDC) and manager of the Charlotte Works' SNAP (Share Network Access Point) site at Nations Ford Community Church. “You have to have the heart of a servant. You...

Charlotte Works congratulates the following clients who’ve recently landed positions! Francine Black had been unemployed for four months before coming to Charlotte Works in May. She says staff immediately assured her that she was on the right track toward re-employment. “I was not just another unemployed client,”...

The signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) into law last month was a major triumph for those of us in the workforce development field. The bipartisan bill will push more accountability and connectivity of regional workforce resources across our nation. Yet, for...

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Charlotte Works congratulates the following clients who have recently landed positions! [caption id="attachment_1644" align="alignleft" width="170"] Todd Huerta[/caption] Shortly after Todd Huerta came to Charlotte Works last December, he began spending his spare time volunteering as an English-as-a-second-language (ESL) tutor at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC). Four months...

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