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Texas Community Colleges Step Up for State's Recovery

TRUE Seeks to Accelerate Skills Training and Upskilling Needed by Employers The COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn have dealt an undeniable blow to greater Houston’s workforce. As 2020 came to a…
Workforce Development

Workforce Training Center An Investment in Opportunity for All

In January, UpSkill Houston initiative partner SERJobs broke ground on a new workforce training center that will allow it to provide outreach, education, training and employment placement services to…

Post-Secondary Skills and Education Are Essential for Texans and for Texas

A changing economy and forces like increased automation technologies – compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic – have necessitated the need for higher education officials in Texas to strengthen the state…

Americans Agree: We Need to Help Each Other

"The COVID-19 pandemic has left many people at risk, and we need to help each other." This is according to results from a new survey developed by Gallup in partnership with Carnegie Corporation of…
Workforce Development

Small Biz Insider: Entrepreneurship Took His Journey From Prison Life Sentence to CEO

After Bryan Kelley was given a life sentence for murder in 1992, he said he was tired of being a part of the problem and wanted to be a part of the solution.  That was the beginning of Kelley’s…

Uneven Job Gains, Continued Losses Underscore Urgency in Upskilling

The Houston area has regained a significant amount of the jobs it lost since last March, but recovery has been uneven between economic sectors and full recovery may not be achieved for several more…
Executive Partners