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Youth Resources

Resource provides valuable tools for young job seekers.


Interested in Becoming a Workforce Investment Act (WIA) /Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title 1 Youth Services Provider?

On Thursday, November 6, 2014, the Capital Region Workforce Partnership in conjunction with Resource Youth Council is hosting an information/networking meeting to educate youth serving organizations about its funding streams, priorities and expectations of youth workforce service providers and the workforce system. The target date to release the PY2015 Request for Proposal to deliver youth services is early spring. The purpose of the event is to provide all interested youth serving organizations with basic knowledge of Resource Youth Network, how its WIA/WIOA funding can be used, basic reporting and fiscal requirements, performance outcomes and the procurement process. This event is free and open to all interested parties. If you would like to attend, register before October 31, 2014 at

Space is limited so act fast.

Location: Henrico Training Center 7701 East Parham Road Henrico, VA 23294.
Time: 9:00 am – 11:30 am.
Questions can be directed to:
This event is primarily funded through the Capital Region Workforce Partnership, Resource and the U.S. Department of Labor through the federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA). The CRWP and Resource are equal opportunity programs/employers (EOE).

October 2014

Locally made Stone beer could flow by 2016, creating almost 300 jobs

Economy add 248,000 jobs in September; jobless rate falls to 5.9%

Suntrust cuts unspecified number of area jobs in Richmond Area


Attention Service Providers

The RFP for Tutoring, Alternative to Secondary Education and Leadership Development Services for the Workforce Investment Act has now been released. Click on the attached link at and apply by 2pm October 17th, 2014 for consideration.

Workforce Development Professionals Month


Elected officials from the Counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, Powhatan and the City of Richmond recently adopted a resolution proclaiming September as Workforce Development Professionals month in Virginia’s Capital Region. The proclamation is part of the National Association of Workforce Development Professional’s effort to honor the contributions made by those working to assist businesses in finding a skilled workforce, as well as helping job seekers prepare for, find and maintain employment.

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