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Aug 16, 2016

SPEAKER MARK-VIVERITO, COALITION FOR QUEENS & PER SCHOLAS ANNOUNCE LAUNCH OF TASK FORCE ON DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND EQUITY IN NYC’S TECH SECTOR

Announcement Industry

Goal is a Unified local platform for advocacy, partnership and outcomes City Hall –  City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito today announced with  Coalition for Queens and Per Scholas the launch of a joint effort to convene private and public sector partners to study best practices and initiatives for recruiting an...

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Jun 23, 2016

Per Scholas and ITSMF Launch Diverse By Design, Collaboratively Tackles Diversity Issues in the Industry

Events Industry

On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, Per Scholas and the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) hosted Diverse by Design, the first in a conversation series about building diversity and inclusion in the workforce. Nearly 200 guests comprising of C-Suite individuals, employer partners, and representatives from workforce development convened at Google’s New York Ci...

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Oct 27, 2016

Per Scholas Expands Cybersecurity Training to Brooklyn: Monthly Impact Report - Nov. 2016

Announcement Partners and Supporters Industry

October was Cybersecurity Month, and at Per Scholas, we’re proud to offer several cybersecurity training opportunities – including one we kicked off this fall. Our newest Per Scholas site in Brooklyn is home to a 16-week cybersecurity training track, developed in close partnership with Barclays – which has committed to hiring 10 Per Sc...

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Jun 30, 2016

IT Workforce Development Organization Per Scholas Receives Federal Grant to Create More Pathways to Tech Careers

Industry

Per Scholas Chosen to Provide Tech Training and Prepare More Un- or Underemployed Adults for Careers NEW YORK (June 30, 2016) – This week, the Obama Administration announced $150 million in funding from the Department of Labor through TechHire partnership grants for organizations to launch innovative training and placement models to develop tech talent, as...

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Jun 28, 2016

IT Workforce Development Nonprofit Per Scholas Proven to Increase Earnings and Improve Overall Well-Being, Study Shows

Announcement Industry

Per Scholas' Effectiveness Proven in Independent Multi-Year WorkAdvance Research Study NEW YORK (June 28, 2016) – A new report shows that Per Scholas, a national IT workforce development organization, is producing positive and lasting impacts related to the income, reliance on public benefits, and overall well-being of its students. An impact ev...

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