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  • Tuesday, January 12, 2021
    Workforce Development Board of Ventura County (WDB) was awarded $2,417,711 from the U.S. Department of Labor to prepare justice-involved individuals for the workforce. Another $350,000 was received from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act/Governor's Discretionary Fund for services to the English Language Learner (ELL) population to foster successful job placement and retention.    WDB ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member News, Economic, Press Release, General News Article
    Monday, January 11, 2021
    Plans to increase workforce development opportunities and skills in Ventura County through 2022 will be discussed at a Zoom Workforce Development Board of Ventura County (WDB) Strategic Workforce Planning Roundtable Thursday, January 28, from noon to 1:00 p.m. The public is invited to discuss the plans and provide input.    One regional and one local plan was  initially created in 2017 by WDB as ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Member News, Community, General News Article, Ventura County, Special Event
    Monday, December 21, 2020
    The Workforce Development Board of Ventura County (WDB) was awarded a $315,000 grant by the State of California Employment Development Department to implement a National Dislocated Worker Grant (NDWG) to address the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on the Ventura County workforce.   The funding will aid Ventura County's response to COVID-19 by providing opportunities for employment and training ...read more
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