Fast Forward: An Education and Workforce Summit
The Fast Forward regional summit, presented by KentuckianaWorks and 55,000 Degrees, will explore jobs, education and the future of work. The summit is Monday, Dec. 7, from 9 am to 4:30 pm at the Muhammed Ali Center and will feature TED-inspired sessions from local and national experts, policy makers and business leaders. Click here to register for this free event.
Register now for the Mayor's SummerWorks program!
Young adults, ages 16 to 21, can register now to be part of the 2016 summer jobs program. Click here to register. You will receive a confirmation email that the registration was a success.
The Mayor's SummerWorks program also helps local businesses find quality young employees for summer jobs. Employers: click here for more information on connecting your business with SummerWorks to hire youth or make a donation that places young workers in summer jobs.
Check out this video of employers and SummerWorks participants sharing their experiences with the program.
KentuckianaWorks Year in Review
Between July 1, 2014, and June 30, 2015, KentuckianaWorks raised more than $4.2 million in new funding for workforce development efforts and helped 5, 344 people get jobs. Click here to read the KentuckiansWorks Year in Review: July 2014 - June 2015.
Connecting Interns to Employers!
The KentuckianaWorks College to Career Internship Program works with businesses, local colleges, universities and Greater Louisville Inc.'s Intern to Earn Program to connect the right interns with employer-paid internships.
Employers: College to Career is a great way to find the right college intern for this fall. Go to c2clouisville.org to learn more. Click here to watch a short video about the program.
REimage recruiting 100 youth and mentors
REimage is recruiting 100 youth in the Russell and Shawnee neighborhoods, ages 18-24, who are facing adult misdemeanor charges. Mentors are needed to help support these young adults get back on track for a successful life. Click here for more information.
Right Turn programs need mentors
Looking for a way to make a difference in a young person's life in Louisville? Click here
to learn how one hour of your time each week can help a young man or woman get back on track for success.
State of the Louisville Regional Labor Market
KentuckianaWorks has released its fourth State of the Louisville Regional Labor Market for the Second Quarter 2015 along with Career Pathways charts for the quarter.