Workforce

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
27 Connecticut Funders Band Together To End Family Homelessness

NEW HAVEN, CT -- An innovative, collaborative effort to end family homelessness in Connecticut, Secure Jobs Connecticut, is set to begin across the state this month. The Melville Charitable Trust, along with more than two dozen funders are awarding $500,000 in grants, with an additional $200,000 from the Connecticut Department of Housing, to help formerly homeless families obtain and maintain employment. The Trust provided a match for every philanthropic dollar local partners collected, up to $50,000 per region.

Friday, June 19, 2015
The National Fund for Workforce Solutions Recognizes Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide as Young Adult Employer Champion

BOSTON, MA – The National Fund for Workforce Solutions recognized Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) as one of 11 employers, spanning a variety of industries, as 2015 "Young Adult Employer Champions." Fairfield County’s Community Foundation nominated Starwood for this prestigious national award, as the Community Foundation was aware of Starwood’s deep commitment to internships for youth and young adults in Stamford, Connecticut.

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