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Tulsa Community WorkAdvance featured in Tulsa World

Tulsa Community WorkAdvance was featured in an outstanding article by the Tulsa World and staff writer Mike Averill that truly captures the essence of our program. We encourage you to go to the Tulsa World’s website and read the article in it’s entirety by clicking here.
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TCW Program Graduate Ezekiel Moreno Interviewed by New York Times

One of our CNC Machinist graduate and placement customers was recently interviewed by the New York Times. We’re proud of Ezekiel Moreno for representing TCW well within the article. One of our favorite highlights is this quote: “We’ve moved out of an apartment and into a house,” Moreno told me, explaining how his new job has changed...
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The Christian Science Monitor Covers the Promise of WorkAdvance Programs

Tulsa Community WorkAdvance was honored to be interviewed by The Christian Science Monitor recently. The article discusses how we bridge the gap between worker and workforce to help our skilled talent earn employment and stay employed within their trained field. Two of our great local partners, McKissick and M&M Manufacturing, were featured in the article,...
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The New York Times Reports on Success of WorkAdvance Model

The New York Times recently reported on the success of the WorkAdvance model, as substantiated by data gathered by MDRC. The data looks at the 5-year-long randomized controlled trial research study using four national sites to test the WorkAdvance program. WorkAdvance is a dual-customer approach that meets job seeker and employer needs. Services are tailored...
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Tulsa Community WorkAdvance Awarded United Way Innovation Grant

The Tulsa Area United Way announced recipients of Social Innovation Grants recently. Tulsa Community WorkAdvance will use the Social Innovation Grant to build a smartphone application to help low-income clients access job training, career counseling and job openings. To read more about the Tulsa Area United Way’s Innovation Grant winners, visit the Tulsa World here. 
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Grant Enables Training for 45 Women and Youth

Tulsa Community WorkAdvance (TCW), part of the Madison Strategies Group, recently received a $35,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program. The grant will enable TCW to provide no-cost training to unemployed and underemployed Tulsa residents. TCW will prepare 45 women and youth in poverty for new careers in manufacturing and transportation industries. “We appreciate...
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We Offer Innovative Accelerated Pathways for Low-Income Tulsans

Watch this video to learn more about Madison Strategies Group’s sector-based Transportation Connections WorkAdvance (TCW), a Social Innovation Fund/CNCS initiative, which creates accelerated pathways for individuals to enter careers in Tulsa’s high-demand transportation and manufacturing sectors. TCW meets individual and business needs by offering no-cost, customized, short-term technical training that provides businesses with skilled workers.
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Transportation Connections WorkAdvance Awarded $250,000 Grant

Mayor Dewey Bartlett announced recently that a $250,000 grant will help in expanding job training and placement in Tulsa. The donation from the Common Bond Foundation was awarded to the Transportation Connections WorkAdvance (TCW) program. Watch the video to learn more!
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We’re Proud of Our 2012 Graduates!

Check out this great slideshow of our 2012 graduates of the Transportation Connections WorkAdvance program here in Tulsa. These graduates are now in the workforce in skilled positions earning higher living wages. We’re proud of all they’ve accomplished!
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