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The vision of the Colorado Workforce Development Council is that every Colorado employer has access to a skilled workforce and every Coloradan has the opportunity for meaningful employment, resulting in individual and statewide economic prosperity.

The CWDC’s mission is to enhance and sustain a skills-based talent development network that meets the needs of employers, workers, job seekers, and learners for today and tomorrow.

The CWDC's values are equity, agility, and integration. Learn more

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September 21, 2021
The Lives Empowered Training Academy is an online platform providing industry-recognized credentials developed to help frontline workers enhance skills that will enable them to succeed at their job and advance in their careers.
September 16, 2021
Earlier this month Colorado launched a statewide campaign to support job seekers, workers, and students in getting the skills, training, work experience, and support services needed for in-demand jobs and careers. The campaign, Ready to Rise, raises awareness of the opportunities available to individuals through the Colorado Recovery Plan.
September 15, 2021
A new set of case studies released by the CWDC, Business Solutions for Training and Supporting Frontline Employees, highlights the innovations and successes of Colorado’s retail and food and beverage employers.

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The CWDC Office supports and oversees multiple boards and commissions. Learn more about the Council, BEL Commission, State Youth Council, and State Rehabilitation Council below.

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TalentFOUND comprises the systems, partners, programs, and initiatives offering services to ensure that students, job seekers, and workers have access to meaningful careers, and employers have access to skilled talent. Learn more.