Southeast Virginia Rapid Response Team Hosts Summit at TNCC

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As layoffs continue to impact the region, Rapid Response teams are working to enhance services they offer businesses and affected employees. On November 15 and 16, Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) Workforce Development, as the lead Rapid Response agency for one-fourth of Virginia, hosted a Multi-Regional Rapid Response Summit at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center (PWDC) which is adjacent to TNCC’s Hampton, Virginia campus.

Rapid Response is the function that uses Workforce Investment Act resources to go to worksites during a layoff or closure to assist affected employees, providing information on unemployment insurance and related benefits and community resources for retraining and employment. (more…)

Newport News Notebook: have a conversation about poverty

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9:54 PM EDT, July 14, 2009

If you can spare a minute or two and have a thought, an idea or opinion on how to fight poverty in your community, join in a conversation this weekend.

Act on Poverty is a poverty summit and a simultaneous conversation Saturday. The Peninsula location and time is from 10 a.m. to noon at Thomas Nelson Community College’s Peninsula Workforce Development Center. The sessions will be held in Rooms 1301 to 1303 at 600 Butler Farm Road in Hampton.