Tacoma, WA – WorkForce Central (WFC) and State Farm have partnered to assist students and young adults complete secondary education and pursue post-secondary education that will lead to living-wage jobs. Nationally, over 5 million young people ages 16 to 24 are both out of school and out of work - a statistic with dire economic and social consequences.
The WorkForce Central Executive Board and the Pierce County Workforce Development Council has awarded $1.2 million of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity (WIOA) funds to ResCare to provide business services in Pierce County for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018.
The draft Pierce County Local Workforce Development Plan is available for public review for 30 days beginning May 2nd and ending on May 31, 2016.
Dave Lawson, Chair
April Gibson, Chair
Ron Thalheimer, Chair