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HIRE 253 connects residents with housing and employment
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HIRE 253 connects residents with housing and employment

HIRE 253 is back! It was pouring rain on September 17, but that didn’t stop community organizations and employers throughout Pierce County from joining together at People’s Park in Tacoma to connect residents with resources for housing and employment opportunities. More than 160 people attended Hire 253, many of whom are experiencing homelessness. The event…

October Task Force Update
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October Task Force Update

The Pierce County Community Engagement Task Force is making many new and exciting changes that will help us collaborate, grow, and continue to bring economic mobility to individuals and families in Pierce County. Our main meetings will now be held every other month to provide more time to focus on our initiatives. However, we will…

September Task Force Update
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September Task Force Update

The Pierce County Community Engagement Task Force is making many new and exciting changes that will help us collaborate, grow, and continue to bring economic mobility to individuals and families in Pierce County. Our main meetings will now be held every other month to provide more time to focus on our initiatives. However, we will…

June Task Force Update
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June Task Force Update

Originally posted on workforce-central.org The Pierce County Community Engagement Task Force has recently completed our Lens of Equity Mini-Series, which focused on the four components of an equitable organization: People, Policy, Practice, and Promotion. We’re planning for the series to be followed in early 2022 by the Lens of Equity Summit, an interactive event for…

Bridging the Gap Between Communities and the Services That Support Them
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Bridging the Gap Between Communities and the Services That Support Them

Originally posted on workforce-central.org One hundred and forty-six people from Pierce County nonprofits, education, government, and business gather on a Zoom call and each one quickly introduces themselves. They know each other as individuals, not just as representatives of the organizations they serve, and they have committed to being able to call on each other…