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    May 10, 2022 - Las Artes Arts & Education Center is accepting applications for its new session that begins Monday, May 16. Las Artes, a GED program within Pima County’s Department of Community & Workforce Development, helps youths ages 17 to 22 earn money while they prepare for the GED exam and learn valuable job-readiness skills. 
     
    May 05, 2022 - The job fair at the Kino Event Center, 2805 E. Ajo Way, will feature 20 to 40 companies or nonprofit agencies in Pima County that are seeking candidates for more than 100 vacant positions. 
     
    Apr 15, 2022 - The Pima County Workforce Investment Board will host a training program for employers that focuses on changing perceptions about job-seekers’ abilities. Many organizations would like to employ people with disabilities, but find that fears, biases and myths create barriers in the hiring process. The Windmills program focuses on attitudes and human factors that may adversely affect the hiring of people with disabilities while also addressing concerns, including legal requirements and accommodations. 
     
    Mar 10, 2022 - Pima County’s first resource fair of 2022 was a huge success, attracting 45 County and community agencies and an estimated 1,100 members of the public over three hours. 
     
    Mar 10, 2022 - Las Artes helps youths ages 17 to 22 earn money while they prepare for the GED test and learn valuable job-readiness skills. Classes are held in person for 30 hours a week and students must attend daily at 23 W. 27th St. in South Tucson. 
     
    Mar 07, 2022 - Pima County will host a job fair on Tuesday, March 8, for people who are looking to work with social service agencies and nonprofits that serve individuals and families experiencing homelessness. 
     
    Feb 23, 2022 - The fair will be offering guidance on everything from job training and preschools to utility and rental assistance. 
     
    Feb 07, 2022 - With tax season getting underway, Pima County and the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona are bringing back Valet VITA, a tax-preparation program available to families with a household income of $73,000 or less. 
     
    Dec 09, 2021 - About 180 job-seekers and more than 50 employers participated in a Nov. 18 job fair sponsored by the Pima County One-Stop and Arizona@Work at the Kino Event Center.  
     
    Nov 17, 2021 - The Pima County One-Stop will be hosting a job fair on Thursday, Nov. 18, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Kino Event Center, 2805 E. Ajo Way. 
     
    Oct 22, 2021 - Jazelle Armenta loved otters, seashells and spaghetti. She also loved being a member of the cheer squad for the Tucson Redskins youth football team. All of these loves are visible on the colorful new memorial that was unveiled earlier this week at Winston Reynolds-Manzanita Park to honor Jazelle, who died in a car accident on Sept. 18, 2019. 
    Daitra Small 
    Aug 12, 2021 - When Daitra Small was threatened with an eviction the joint Pima County and city of Tucson eviction prevention, rental assistance and utility relief program was able to lend a helping hand and is putting her back on her feet financially. 
     
    Jun 23, 2021 - The Pima County Board of Supervisors on June 22 approved a resolution to spend more than $3 million in Community Development Block Grants and an additional $250,000 on Emergency Solutions Grants for the 2021-22 fiscal year. 
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    Jun 22, 2021 - Pima County and its partners in the Pima Early Education Program are offering financial assistance to high-quality preschools for the children of families who qualify. 
     
    Jun 22, 2021 - The Pima County Board of Supervisors approved funding of $3,834,420 in Outside Agency grants for the 2021-22 fiscal year, which begins July 1. 
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    Jun 02, 2021 - Event will connect people facing eviction with community resources. 
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    May 25, 2021 - County-run program helps students earn GED 
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    Mar 16, 2021 - This is part of a County effort to address eviction prevention amid COVID-19 
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    Mar 16, 2021 - Funding is part of $15 million earmarked by the County for rent/utility help 
    Danny Tylutki 
    Mar 05, 2021 - The email arrived late in the work day on March 2. Those who work in Community & Workforce Development had dreaded this message would come, while praying for a different outcome. 
     
    Feb 26, 2021 - With coordination and support from multiple agencies, including the Pima County Housing Center, Watkins’ life changed, completely, after moving to Tucson in the summer of 2008. 
     
    Feb 12, 2021 - Pima County teams up with United Way for easy online process 
    Dan Sullivan 
    Nov 30, 2020 - Daniel Sullivan has been chosen as director of CWD.