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HECC Workforce Office to Play Key Role in Future Ready Oregon
On February 5, 2018 Governor Brown launched Future Ready Oregon, which includes a number of initiatives intended to provide skill and job training to Oregonians to close the gap between the skills of Oregon workers and the needs of Oregon businesses. The Higher Education Coordinating Commission’s Office of Workforce Investments (OWI) and the Oregon Workforce and Talent Development Board (WTDB) play key roles in supporting the realization of the Governor’s vision in this area. Read more in our February 2018 HECC Collaborations Newsletter.
Oregon Youth Conservation Corps grants supported over 1,000 Oregon youth in 2016-17
The HECC is pleased to share the Oregon Youth Conservation Corps 2016-17 Annual Report
, featuring OYCC’s significant accomplishments in their work to empower youth by providing outdoor work and stewardship experiences throughout Oregon. OYCC administers grants to schools and organizations that employ at-risk and disadvantaged youth across the state, building on the strong connections between positive work experiences, work skills, personal responsibility, commitment to education, and future employment. Read more in our February 2018 HECC Collaborations Newsletter.