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Texas Community Colleges Step Up for State's Recovery

2/25/21
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

2/24/21
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…
Education

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

2/24/21
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…
COVID-19

Americans Agree: We Need to Help Each Other

2/24/21
"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

1/28/21
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…
Employment

Uneven Job Gains, Continued Losses Underscore Urgency in Upskilling

1/27/21
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