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May 2024 Council Meeting Highlights

The Colorado Workforce Development Council gathered on May 2, 2024, in Alamosa, Colo., for a two-day convening designed to understand the impacts of stimulus funding in rural Colorado, identify priorities for CWDC work and investments in 2024-2025, determine opportunities for federal advocacy, affirm the direction of committee work in the year ahead, and network with fellow council members.

Career Coaching Collaborative Helps High School Student Explore Career Choices and Connect With Youth Employment Academy

Deayshia stands at the threshold of a new chapter in her life. With her high school graduation from Colorado High School Charter just in sight, she is faced with a vast, open sea of career opportunities and choices about her future. She lives at home with her mother, and as she reflected on her journey so far and the opportunities that lie ahead, she began feeling some uncertainty about what comes next.

Forging Tomorrow’s Workforce Today at the 2024 NAWB Forum

More than 1,300 passionate and dedicated workforce leaders gathered in Washington, D.C., March 23 - 26 for four full days of knowledge sharing, connecting, and learning at the 2024 National Association Workforce Boards (NAWB) Forum—the nation’s largest annual workforce development gathering and conference.

Discover the Impact of Colorado’s RUN Program

In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, the State of Colorado received $23.75 million dollars to fund programs that give residents the opportunity to pursue vocational and career readiness training to pave the way for Coloradans to access better, higher-paying jobs and a brighter economy across the state.