Category Archives: Workforce Development/Job Assistance

AAHC Forum: The Gathering Place Project-Training and Sustaining in North Carolina

This post is a part of the AAHC Forum. In the coming months we will invite current and past grantees to contribute their project experiences via blog posts on our UpNext Blog and then ask you to respond through the AAHC … Continue reading

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Library Helps Local Businesses

By Donna Olson Information Specialist, Howell Carnegie District Library Howell Carnegie District Library in Howell, Michigan, was typical of many public libraries, struggling from the poor economy before we decided to infiltrate our business community on the grassroots level. Like many … Continue reading

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From Resumes to Robots

By Eleanor Greene Intern, IMLS For Willie Wright, Cumberland County Public Library in Fayetteville, N.C., is more than just a place to check out books. Located near Fort Bragg, a military base that up to 65,000 soldiers are affiliated with, the … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Best Buy Announce Connect 2 Compete Partnership

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS I was pleased yesterday to join FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski at the Southwest Family Enhancement Center in Washington, D.C., to welcome HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and Best Buy’s Scott Durchslag to the Connect2Compete initiative. Connect2Compete, … Continue reading

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