Viewing: Industry ×


Jul 22, 2014

Per Scholas: Accelerated Job Training That Works, Reports Vice President Biden, White House

Announcement Partners and Supporters Industry

On Tuesday, July 22, President Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act into law – with broad bipartisan support. In conjunction, Vice President Biden released his report on addressing unemployment and the skills gap through effective, employer-driven job training.Per Scholas was cited by Vice President Joe Biden as an example of...

READ MORE
Jun 22, 2014

IT job training nonprofit Per Scholas attends Clinton Global Initiative American with commitment to reshore up to 500 jobs with partner Doran Jones

Announcement Partners and Supporters Industry

IT job training nonprofit Per Scholas attends Clinton Global Initiative America with commitment to reshore up to 500 software testing jobs with corporate partner Doran Jones. Media Contact: Jessicah White, (785) 691-6987 / [email protected]: Per Scholas, a New York-based national nonprofit that provides free IT job training and job placement to...

READ MORE
May 22, 2014

Mayor DeBlasio Announces ‘Jobs for New Yorkers.’ Executive Director Angie Kamath Appointed to task Force

Announcement Industry

Leadership from business, education, non-profit, labor, employers to help reshape workforce trainingTask force to bolster administration’s efforts to provide quality employment opportunities for more New Yorkers to develop a stronger, resilient economyNEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the 30 members of ‘Jobs for New Yorkers’ that will develop real-tim...

READ MORE
Jan 28, 2014

Per Scholas invited to White House Event focused on the long-term unemployed

Announcement In the Field Partners and Supporters Events Industry

Bronx-based IT job training nonprofit, Per Scholas, Attends White House Event Focused on Serving the Long-Term UnemployedPlinio Ayala, Per Scholas President & CEO, meets with Vice President Joe Biden to discuss strategy, scale and implementationBronx, N.Y. January 31, 2014 — Per Scholas, a national non-profit providing free IT job training and career support to...

READ MORE
Jun 26, 2013

Per Scholas Achieves 100% Enrollment in WorkAdvance Study

Announcement Industry

At 10:36 this morning, we achieved 100% enrollment in the MRDC WorkforceAdvance study. Since 2011, Per Scholas has been part of the WorkAdvance study, and we’ve met our goal of 700 individuals enrolled into IT-Ready training in New York!Per Scholas was competitively selected to participate in WorkAdvance, which incorporates tested sector-based employment st...

READ MORE
Jan 08, 2013

Top 100 Highest-Impact Nonprofits in America

Announcement Industry

Per Scholas has been named one of America’s top performing nonprofit organizations on a newly launched giving platform, the S&I 100 Index.There are over 1 million nonprofits across America, but it is challenging to know which organizations have high impact and the potential to reach the most people in...

READ MORE
Sep 07, 2012

Now Serving High Schools: Mentors needed!

Announcement Industry

We are broadening our reach and bringing our Information Technology job training to high schools in New York City this coming school year with our new IT Career Pathways for Youth program.Technology is the touchstone of the modern world, and digital illiteracy fuels one of its most potent new...

READ MORE
1 2 3 4